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Dynamic Response of Suspended Underwater Systems

Iwan, Wilfred D. (1972) Dynamic Response of Suspended Underwater Systems. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 51 (5, pt.). pp. 1688-1676. ISSN 0001-4966.

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A method is presented for analyzing the steady-state or stationary random heave response of suspended underwater systems. The nonlinear continuous system is replaced by a discretized pseudolinear system by means of an equation difference minimization technique. The resulting pseudolinear system is solved by an iterative scheme. An example of the application of the proposed method of analysis to a suspended hydrophone system is given. The example shows that the nonlinear pressure drag forces have a very significant effect on the over-all response of the system. The nature of the response is discussed and some practical conclusions are given.

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Additional Information:©1972 Acoustical Society of America. (Received 29 September 1971) This investigation was sponsored in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
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