A note on the damped vibrating systemsAuthor(s): Bulatović Ranislav M.
Journal: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics ISSN 1450-5584
Volume: 33; Issue: 3; Start page: 213; Date: 2006;
Keywords: linear system | incomplete dissipation | pure imaginary eigenvalue
The presence of pure imaginary eigenvalues of the partially damped vibrating systems is treated. The number of such eigenvalues is determined using the rank of a matrix which is directly related to the system matrices.