Nonlocal transverse vibration of double-nanobeam-systems

  • Murmu T
  • Adhikari S
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Vibration analysis of double-nanobeam-systems is considered. Double-nanobeam-systems are important in nano-optomechanical systems and sensor applications. Expressions for free bending-vibration of double-nanobeam-system are established within the framework of Eringen’s nonlocal elasticity theory. An analytical method is developed for determining the natural frequencies of the nonlocal double-nanobeam-system. Explicit closed-form expressions for natural frequencies are derived for the case when all four ends are simply-supported. The study highlights that the small-scale effects considerably influence the transverse vibration of double-nanobeam-systems. The nonlocal natural frequencies of double-nanobeam-system are smaller when compared to the corresponding local frequency values. The small-scale effects in the vibrating system are higher with increasing values of nonlocal parameter for the case of in-phase modes of vibration than in the out-of-phase modes of vibration. The increase in the stiffness of the coupling springs in double-nanobeam-system reduces the nonlocal effects during the out-of-phase modes of vibration.

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