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choosing, modelling and controlling nonlinear vibrations is turning into incre- ingly very important in a number of engineering purposes. this is often relatively precise within the layout of ?exible buildings resembling plane, satellites, bridges, activities stadia and different tall/slender constructions. There also are functions within the parts of robotics, mechatronics,micro-electro-mechanicalsystems(MEMS),andnon-destructivete- ing (NDT) and comparable disciplines equivalent to structural healthiness tracking (SHM). within the majority of circumstances, the craze is in the direction of lighter buildings, elevated ?exib- ity and different larger degrees of functionality necessities. it really is more and more universal for structuresto have integratedactuator andsensor networks to hold out initiatives akin to proscribing undesirable vibrations, detecting harm and often times altering the form of the constitution. most of these constructions became knownas shrewdpermanent str- tures (sometimes referred to as adaptive or clever structures). they can be made from new compositematerials and their skill to performmultiple initiatives implies that these kind of shrewdpermanent constructions are multifunctional. Nonlinearbehaviourin structuraldynamics arises naturallyfrom a rangeof c- mon fabric and geometric nonlinearities. via their nature, those buildings are t- ically made of hugely ?exible non-stop components corresponding to beams, cables and plates. also they are required to function in a dynamic surroundings and, hence, figuring out the vibration behaviour of the buildings is significantly very important.