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Free vibrations of a reservoir-foundation system

Prasad, R and Iyengar, R Narayana (1975) Free vibrations of a reservoir-foundation system. In: Journal of Sound and Vibration, 39 (2). 217 -227.

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The natural frequencies of a reservoir-foundation system are calculated by treating the foundation as a system of linear springs with inertia. The reservoir is treated as consisting of compressible liquid, and the influence of waves at the free surface is included. It is shown that the natural frequencies decrease monotonically as the depth of foundation participating in the motion increases. The influence of waves at the reservoir surface is negligible for the cases normally occurring in practice. It is also shown that the wavelength of motion along the reservoir has no influence on the frequencies when the foundation depth is large compared to the reservoir depth.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Sound and Vibration
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2010 05:38
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:49
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/24167

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