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Dynamic response localization in one-dimensional periodic systems

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dc.contributor.author Raghavan, Lalitha
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T21:47:48Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T21:47:48Z
dc.date.copyright 2012 en_US
dc.date.issued 2012-10-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/43389
dc.description.abstract This thesis contributes a novel receptance coupling technique to analyse dynamic response localization induced by bandgap mechanisms in advanced periodic light weight material and structural systems. One-dimensional structural systems are used to illustrate the technique with experiments. Localization induced by disorder and nonlinearity is investigated using numerical simulations. Insights on bandgap localization mechanisms offered by the receptance technique can be used to design periodic composite materials such as Phononic Crystals and metamaterials, and periodic structures with enhanced vibroacoustic performance characteristics. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher University of British Columbia en
dc.title Dynamic response localization in one-dimensional periodic systems en_US
dc.type Electronic Thesis or Dissertation en
dc.degree.name Master of Applied Science - MASc en_US
dc.degree.discipline Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of British Columbia en
dc.date.graduation 2012-11 en_US
dc.degree.campus UBCV en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en


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