MECH 475: Introduction to Vibrations and Acoustics

Prereqs: MECH 373 and MATH 221.
Linear response of one and two degree of freedom systems. Rotating imbalance, vibration isolation. Fundamentals of wave motion, vibrating strings and bars. Acoustic wave equation, acoustic impedances, sound propagation, traveling wave solutions, separation of variables. The Helmholtz resonator. Acoustic waves in pipes. Experiments in mechanical vibrations and acoustics.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom


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