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players may seek early in the game to acquire a reputation for being “tough” or “benevolent” or something else. But this phenomenon is not observed in some formal game-theoretic analyses of finite games, such as Selten's finitely repeated chain-store game or in the finitely repeated prisoners' dilemma. We reexamine Selten's model, adding to it a “small” amount of imperfect (or incomplete) information about players' payoffs, and we find that this addition is sufficient to give rise to the “reputation effect” that one intuitively expects.
An Euler-Bernoulli beam interacting with a foundation of Winkler, Pasternak or Hetényi type is considered. The beam, of circular cross-section, is made of viscoelastic material of Kelvin-Voigt type. Damping of the foundation is taken into account. The length and volume of the beam are fixed. The beam is linearly tapered from both ends and is axially loaded by a non-conservative force P(t) = P0 + P1 cos ϑt. The ends of the beam are simply supported. Only the first region Nike Air Jordan Women
of instability is considered. The shape of the beam is optimal if the critical value of the amplitude of the oscillating component of the loading is maximal. Results of numerical examples are presented on graphs.