In this paper, transverse vibration analysis of rotating micro-beam is investigated based on the modified couple stress theory. The simply-supported micro-beam is modeled utilizing Euler-Bernoulli and Timoshenko beam theories. The system is rotating around a fixed axis perpendicular to the axial direction of the beam. For the first time, displacement filed is introduced as a coupled field to the translational field. In other words, the mentioned rotational displacement field is expressed as a proportional function of translational displacement field using first (axial), second (lateral), and third (angular or rotational) velocity factors. Utilizing Hamilton’s approach as a variational method, dynamic-vibration equations of motion of the proposed model are derived. Galerkin’s method is adopted to solve the equation corresponding to the Euler–Bernoulli and Timoshenko beams. For the case considering shear deformation effects, Navier method is chosen. For evaluation of current results and models, they are compared with those available at the benchmark. In this paper; effects of slenderness ratio, axial, lateral, and angular velocity factors, and rotations of the beam on the frequency are reported. Based on the results presented, mentioned factors should be counted in the analysis and design of such rotating micro-systems.

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Published in Applied Mechanics v. 2, issue 2.

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