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1 April 2016 Amplitude-dependent contraction/elongation of nonlinear Lamb waves
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Nonlinear elastic guided waves find application in various disciplines of science and engineering, such as non- destructive testing and structural health monitoring. Recent recognition and quantification of their amplitude- dependent changes in spectral properties has contributed to the development of new monitoring concepts for mechanical structures. The focus of this work is to investigate and predict amplitude-dependent shifts in Lamb wave dispersion curves. The theory for frequency/wavenumber shifts for plate waves, based on a Lindstedt-Poincaré perturbation approach, was presented by the authors in previous years. Equivalently, spectral properties changes can be seen as wavelength contraction/elongation. Within the proposed framework, the wavelength of a Lamb wave depends on several factors; e.g., wave amplitude and second-, third- and fourth-order elastic constants, and others. Various types of nonlinear effects are considered in presented studies. Sensitivity studies for model parameters, i.e. higher-order elastic constants, are performed to quantify their influence on Lamb wave frequency/wavenumber shifting, and to identify the key parameters governing wavelength tuning.
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Pawel Packo, Wieslaw J. Staszewski, Tadeusz Uhl, and Michael J. Leamy "Amplitude-dependent contraction/elongation of nonlinear Lamb waves", Proc. SPIE 9805, Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2016, 98050K (1 April 2016); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2219042
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