The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 47 (1969) > Issues > Issue 6 > The Natural Frequencies of Continuous Beams
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The Natural Frequencies of Continuous Beams

Zero stiffness tests to determine natural frequencies are explained. These require no complicated mathematics but only the use of arithmetic in familiar moment distribution or type solution calculations. Good approximate methods are also described. Professor A. Bolton

Author(s): Bolton, A

Keywords: vibration;beams;continuous structural elements;approximate methods