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Amplitude Bounds of Stochastic Nonlinear Multibody Systems

  • W. Schiehlen
  • B. Hu
  • S. Schaub
Conference paper
Part of the Solid Mechanics and its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 47)

Abstract

For evaluation of the boundedness of stochastic nonlinear multi-body systems, amplitude bounds with respect to the initial conditions are introduced in this paper. The amplitude bounds of stochastic nonlinear systems are analyzed based on the simulations using the Monte Carlo method. Simulations are available for systems with arbitrary finite dimensions and nonlinearities. By comparing the distribution of the random amplitude bounds, the boundedness of the system can be evaluated quantitatively in a statistical sense.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Schiehlen
    • 1
  • B. Hu
    • 1
  • S. Schaub
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute B of MechanicsUniversity of StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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