Acoustics and Vibration Animations
Daniel A. Russell, Ph.D.
Graduate Program in Acoustics
The Pennsylvania State University
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The shapes of vibration which the chain will "lock" onto are defined by Bessel Functions [More mathematical details to follow soon]
The figures below show the first three mode shapes for a hanging chain.
|Mode 1||Mode 2||Mode 3|
|MPEG movie for mode 1||MPEG movie for mode 2||MPEG movie for mode 3|