Complete results for free and forced vibrations of inerter-added one-degree-of-freedom systems

César A. Morales1

1Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Lima, Perú

Journal of Vibroengineering, Vol. 21, Issue 6, 2019, p. 1564-1573.
Received 28 January 2019; received in revised form 26 March 2019; accepted 3 April 2019; published 30 September 2019

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A comprehensive study on the influence of an inerter on the response of single-degree-of-freedom systems is presented; therefore, complete and thorough results for free and forced vibrations of linear SDOF systems with inerter are obtained. The free response results are for damped and undamped systems; moreover, the forced response solutions are for harmonic and arbitrary excitations. The classical problems of rotating unbalanced mass and support vibration isolation are solved.

Graphical Abstract

  • Complete and thorough results for free and forced vibrations of linear single-degree-of-freedom systems with inerter
  • The classical problems of rotating unbalanced mass and support vibration isolation are presented, with inerter
  • New definitions for natural and damped frequencies, damping factor, amplification factor, transmissibility and transfer function
  • Comprehensive study on the influence of an inerter on the response of SDOF systems

Keywords: inerter, vibrations, free response, forced response.


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