Boundary Control of a Timoshenko Beam with Variable Physical Characteristics

S.W. Taylor


We study the boundary controllability of a vibrating Timoshenko beam with
physical characteristics that may vary along the length of the beam. Two
cases are considered: A beam which is clamped at one end, the other end
being controlled by a torque and transverse force; and a beam which is
hinged at one end, where a control torque is applied, and free at the other
end, where a control force is applied.


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September 1996


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