The Tacoma Narrows Bridge story is a famous example of the forced resonance of a mechanical structure. The bridge collapsed in 1940 due to the wind external periodic frequency excitation that matched the structure natural frequency.
The tacoma narrows bridge before/after collapsingWith our forced response of a basic mass spring system tutorial we want to make possible to understand and visualize the behavior of a structure excited by a sinusoidal excitation with the Simcenter Amesim Student Edition.
This basic knowledge can be transferred to any vibratory problem you’re facing.
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