Forced vibration of the elastic system consisting of the hollow cylinder and surrounding elastic medium under perfect and imperfect contact

  • Akbarov, Surkay D. (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yildiz Technical University) ;
  • Mehdiyev, Mahir A. (Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics of NAS Azerbaijan)
  • Received : 2016.10.18
  • Accepted : 2017.02.13
  • Published : 2017.04.10


The bi-material elastic system consisting of the circular hollow cylinder and the infinite elastic medium surrounding this cylinder is considered and it is assumed that on the inner free face of the cylinder a point-located axisymmetric time harmonic force, with respect to the cylinder's axis and which is uniformly distributed in the circumferential direction, acts. The shear-spring type imperfect contact conditions on the interface between the constituents are satisfied. The mathematical formulation of the problem is made within the scope of the exact equations of linear elastodynamics. The focus is on the frequency-response of the interface normal and shear stresses and the influence of the problem parameters, such as the ratio of modulus of elasticity, the ratio of the cylinder thickness to the cylinder radius, and the shear-spring type parameter which characterizes the degree of the contact imperfectness, on these responses. Corresponding numerical results are presented and discussed. In particular, it is established that the character of the influence of the contact imperfection on the frequency response of the interface stresses depends on the values of the vibration frequency of the external forces.


Grant : Complex of theoretical and experimental investigations related to the study of the interdisciplinary problems of the Geomechanics

Supported by : National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan


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