On the ‘Knowledge Base’ page, you can find many technical articles and tips & tricks that may help you to solve your structural engineering tasks using Dlubal Software.
A single mass system with dashpot is subjected to the constant loading force. Determine the deflection and the velocity of the dashpot endpoint in given test time.
A double-mass oscillator consists of two linear springs and masses, which are concentrated at the nodes. The self-weight of the springs is neglected. Determine the natural frequencies of the system.
A simple oscillator consists of mass m (considered only in x-direction) and linear spring of stiﬀness k. The mass is embedded on a surface with Coulomb friction and is loaded by constant-in-time axial and transversal forces.
A concentrated force is applied for a short period of time at the mid‑span of a simply supported beam. Considering only small deformation theory and assuming that the mass of the beam is concentrated at its mid‑span, determine its maximum deflection.
A concentrated force is suddenly applied at the mid‑span of a simply supported beam at given time. Considering only small deformation theory, determine the maximum deflection of the beam.
A double‑mass system consists of two shafts and two masses represented by the corresponding moments of inertia, concentrated in given distance as nodal masses. The left shaft is fixed, and the right mass is free. Neglecting the self‑weight of the shafts, determine the torsional natural frequencies of the system.
A rectangular steel plate of dimensions is simply supported at its edges. Determine the natural frequencies of the rectangular plate.
A circular steel plate is clamped around its circumference. Determine the natural frequencies of the circular plate.
A circular membrane is tensioned by a line force. Determine the natural frequencies of the circular membrane.
A rectangular membrane is tensioned by a line force. Determine the natural frequencies of the given membrane.