and its dependence on the parameters
and the frequency spectrum of
the forcing function
The simple solution given by Eqs.
and (14) has important appli-
cations to the problems of isolation of delicate instruments in shipping, re-
sponse of buildings to earthquake, impact of an airplane on landing, landing
a robot on the moon.
frequently asked quention is: what is the maximum
absolute value of the displacement y, or the acceleration
as functions of
the peak values of the ground displacement
time course of the ground motion, the system characteristis MI
the initial conditions
functions of s(t),
These functions are called
Studies of shock spectra are im-
portant not only for technological applications, but also for mathematics.
Note that although Eq.