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Shock and Vibration
Volume 15 (2008), Issue 3-4, Pages 335-343

Chaotic Vibrations of Closed Cylindrical Shells in a Temperature Field

A.V. Krysko,1 J. Awrejcewicz,2 E.S. Kuznetsova,1 and V.A. Krysko1

1Saratov State Technical University, Department of Higher Mathematics, 77 Polytechnicheskaya St, 410054, Saratov, Russia
2Technical University of Lodz, Department of Automatics and Biomechanics, Stefanowskiego 1/15, 90-924 Lodz, Poland

Received 29 April 2007; Revised 29 April 2007

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Complex vibrations of cylindrical shells embedded in a temperature field are studied, and the Bubnov-Galerkin method in higher approximations and in the Fourier representation is applied. Both lack and influence of temperature field on the shell dynamics are analyzed.