Digital Repository, Convegno IGF XVI Catania 2002

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Toward chaos in the dynamic response of damaged structure
A. Carpinteri, N. Pugno

Last modified: 2008-05-26


The aim of this paper is to evaluate the transition towards chaos in the dynamic response of multicracked nonlinear structures under excitation. The developed approach permits to capture the sub-harmonic components in the structural dynamic response, describing complex phenomena like the experimentally observed Period Doubling.

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