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Nonlinear normal modes of a two degrees-of-freedom piecewise linear system

Abstract : A study of the Nonlinear Normal Modes (NNMs) of a two degrees of freedom mechanical system with a bilateral elastic stop for one of them is considered. The issue related to the non-smoothness of the impact force is handled through a regularization technique. The Harmonic Balance Method (HBM) with a large number of harmonics, combined with the Asymptotic Numerical Method (ANM), is used to solve the regularized problem. The results are validated from periodic orbits obtained analytically in the time domain by direct integration of the non-regular problem. The first NNM shows an elaborate dynamics with the occurrence of multiple impacts per period, internal resonance and instabilities. On the other hand, the second NNM presents a more simple, almost linear, dynamics. The two NNMs converge asympto- tically (for an infinite energy) toward two other Linear Normal Modes, corresponding to the system with a gap equal to zero.
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El Hadi Moussi, Sergio Bellizzi, Bruno Cochelin, Ionel Nistor. Nonlinear normal modes of a two degrees-of-freedom piecewise linear system. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Elsevier, 2015, 64-65, pp.266--281. ⟨10.1016/j.ymssp.2015.03.017⟩. ⟨hal-00783088v2⟩



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