Mathematical Problems in Engineering

Volume 2008 (2008), Article ID 730358, 9 pages

doi:10.1155/2008/730358

## An Inverse Quadratic Eigenvalue Problem for Damped Structural Systems

# Yongxin Yuan

Department of Mathematics, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang 212003, China

Received 23 October 2007; Accepted 14 February 2008

Academic Editor: Angelo Luongo

Copyright © 2008 Yongxin Yuan. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

#### Abstract

We first give the representation of the general solution of the following inverse quadratic
eigenvalue problem (IQEP): given