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Vibration, Eigenvalue problem, Inverse eigenvalue problem.


This paper summarize the authors previous effort on inverse eigenvalue problem and applies the theory to the model updating problem. Comments are made on how their procedure may be used to solve the damage detection problem.


Acta Mechanica Slovaca. Volume 15, Issue 3, Pages 38 – 45, ISSN 1335-2393


  Application of Inverse Vibration Problems to Model Updating


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