# SS-V: 2000 Free Vibration of a Wedge

Test No. VM01 Determine the first fundamental frequency and vibration mode of a wedge constrained at the wide end.

## Definition

The units are IPS.

The material properties are:

**Properties****Value**- Modulus of Elasticity
- 3e+7 psi
- Poisson's Ratio
- 0
- Mass density
- 7.28e
^{-4}lb - s2 /in^{4}

## Results

The following table summarizes the
frequency results.

Theory | SimSolid | % Difference | |
---|---|---|---|

Fundamental Frequency [Hz] | 259.16 | 258.75 | -0.16% |

^{1}Timoshenko, S., and Young, D.N., “Vibration Problems in Engineering”, 3rd Edition, D. Van Nostrand Co., Inc., New York, 1955, pg. 392, Art. 62.