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Volume 2017, Article ID 8186976, 23 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8186976
Research Article

A Normalized Transfer Matrix Method for the Free Vibration of Stepped Beams: Comparison with Experimental and FE(3D) Methods

Department of Mechanical Design, Faculty of Engineering, Mataria, Helwan University, P.O. Box 11718, Helmeiat-Elzaton, Cairo, Egypt

Correspondence should be addressed to Tamer Ahmed El-Sayed; ge.ude.nawleh.gne-m@deyasla_remat

Received 2 June 2017; Revised 22 August 2017; Accepted 15 October 2017; Published 28 November 2017

Academic Editor: Toshiaki Natsuki

Copyright © 2017 Tamer Ahmed El-Sayed and Said Hamed Farghaly. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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