Papers Published

  1. Bayly, P.V. and Virgin, L.N., An experimental study of an impacting pendulum, J. Sound Vib. (UK), vol. 164 no. 2 (1993), pp. 364 - 74 [1220] .
    (last updated on 2007/03/23)

    The authors describe the agreement obtained between simulations and experiments on the periodically forced, fully nonlinear impacting pendulum. The amplitude rotation is not restricted to small angles. A number of methods of characterizing periodic and chaotic behavior are illustrated