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The Analysis of Nonlinear Vibrations of Top Tensioned Cantilever Pipes Conveying Pressurized Steady Two-Phase Flow under Thermal Loading

Version 1 : Received: 5 October 2017 / Approved: 6 October 2017 / Online: 6 October 2017 (08:31:13 CEST)

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Adegoke, A.S.; Oyediran, A.A. The Analysis of Nonlinear Vibrations of Top-Tensioned Cantilever Pipes Conveying Pressurized Steady Two-Phase Flow under Thermal Loading. Math. Comput. Appl. 2017, 22, 44. Adegoke, A.S.; Oyediran, A.A. The Analysis of Nonlinear Vibrations of Top-Tensioned Cantilever Pipes Conveying Pressurized Steady Two-Phase Flow under Thermal Loading. Math. Comput. Appl. 2017, 22, 44.

Journal reference: Math. Comput. Appl. 2017, 22, 44
DOI: 10.3390/mca22040044

Abstract

This paper studied the nonlinear vibrations of top tensioned cantilevered pipes conveying pressurized steady two-phase flow under thermal loading. The coupled axial and transverse governing partial differential equations of motion of the system were derived based on Hamilton’s mechanics with the centreline assumed to be extensible. Multiple scale perturbation method was used to resolve the governing equations, which resulted to an analytical approach for assessing the natural frequency, mode shape and the nonlinear coupled axial and transverse steady state response of the pipe. The analytical assessment reveals that at some frequencies the system is uncoupled, while at some frequencies a 1:2 coupling exists between the axial and the transverse frequencies of the pipe. Nonlinear frequencies versus the amplitude displacement of the cantilever pipe conveying two-phase flow at super critical mixture velocity for the uncoupled scenario exhibit a nonlinear hardening behaviour, an increment in the void fractions of the two-phase flow resulted to a reduction in the pipe’s transverse vibration frequencies and the coupled amplitude of the system. However, increasing the temperature difference, pressure and the presence of top tension were observed to increase the pipe’s transverse vibration frequencies without a significant change in the coupled amplitude of the system.

Subject Areas

Hamilton’s principle; Nonlinear vibration; Two-phase flow; Critical mixture velocity; Cantilever pipes; Perturbation method

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