ISSN: 1304-7191 | E-ISSN: 1304-7205
Flapwise vibration of functionally graded rotating tapered beam with tipmass
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bapatla Engineering College, Bapatla, INDIA
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Prasad V Potluri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Vijayawada, INDIA
Sigma J Eng Nat Sci 2022; 40(3): 640-648 DOI: 10.14744/sigma.2022.00068
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A flapwise vibration analysis is performed on a functionally graded tapered rotating beam with tip mass. The beam is considered as functionally graded, whose material properties varying in the direction of thickness. It is assumed as beam is a taper beam with uniform width. Using Mori Tanaka method the properties of the functionally graded material are achieved. The first three frequencies of flapwise are obtained using finite element analysis based software ANSYS. By comparing with the results in open literature, the accuracy of the results is tested. The proposed method yielded good results compared with the existing Frobenious method because of good mesh capabilities. Different parametric studies are carried out to investigate the influence of tip mass on the functionally graded (FG) rotating taper beam flapwise frequencies. The influence of rotating speed, hub radius ratio, gradient index, taper ratio and hub radius ratio on flapwise frequency are elaborated with the support of ANSYS results and analytical models. The results show that the variation in tip mass tends to depress the frequencies from 107.19 Hz to 25.31 Hz at 100 rps in fundamental frequency and in third frequency it is decreased from 336.70 to 332.13 Hz at the same rotational speed.