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Nonlinear Vibration Analysis of Beam and Plate with Closed Crack: A Review


The effect of nonlinearity is high sensitivity in damage detection, especially for closed cracks and delamination. This review illustrates the results of several researchers dealing with nonlinear effects caused by the closure of cracks in the structure, i.e., beam and plate structures. Early detection of damage is an important aspect for the structure and, therefore, continuous progress is being made in developing new and effective methods that use nonlinear effects for early detection of damage and barely visible cracks, i.e., closed cracks and delamination, as well as for the determination of crack size and location. After analysing various methods, the merits, drawbacks and prospects of a number of nonlinear vibration methods for structural damage detection are discussed, and recommendations are made for future researchers.