A physics-based link model for tree vibrations.

  title={A physics-based link model for tree vibrations.},
  author={Kevin D Murphy and Mark Rudnicki},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  volume={99 12},
UNLABELLED PREMISE OF THE STUDY A new mathematical model for the vibration of trees is presented for developing a more thorough understanding of the underlying structure of the response. It may be used, for example, to assess the stability of a tree or to interpret experimental data. • METHODS A model is developed for the motion of the trunk and its N number of branches. The spatial distribution and initial orientation of the branches are left for the user to prescribe. A Newtonian… CONTINUE READING
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