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Homework Help: Rayleigh' s method YIKES!

  1. Apr 18, 2004 #1
    A simply supported beam of negligible mass , length l and stiffness EI carries a concentrated mass m at its centre. Apply Rayleigh' s method to find the beams frequency of small oscillations.

    Isn' t it just give byt this with rowe replaced by m?

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  3. Apr 18, 2004 #2
    a is the mode shape and is a function of x
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