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Numerical modelling of a bridge subjected to simultaneous effect of a moving load and a vertical seismic ground excitation. (English) Zbl 1374.35256
Chleboun, J. (ed.) et al., Programs and algorithms of numerical mathematics 17. Proceedings of the 17th seminar (PANM), Dolní Maxov, Czech Republic, June 8–13, 2014. Prague: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Institute of Mathematics (ISBN 978-80-85823-64-6). 71-76 (2015).
The paper deals with numerical solution of bridge vibration caused by simultaneous moving loads and seismic excitation. The bridge is modelled as a simply supported beam and the equation of motion is solved by the finite difference method. There are three examples solved and the numerical solution is also compared with analytical solution. One example represents undamped vibration while two other examples represent damped vibration. The earthquake is described by several Fourier components and a simple modulation function.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1329.65003].
35L25 Higher-order hyperbolic equations
65M06 Finite difference methods for initial value and initial-boundary value problems involving PDEs
74H15 Numerical approximation of solutions of dynamical problems in solid mechanics
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