MECH 875: Vibration Theory and Applications

Prereqs: MECH 373 and MATH 821
Variational principles, Lagranges’ equation. Equations of motion for multi-degree of freedom systems. Free vibration eigenvalue problem: modal analysis. Forced vibrations: general solutions, resonance, effect of damping, and superposition. Vibrations of continuous systems: vibrations frequencies and mode shapes for bars, membranes, beams, and plates. Experimental methods and techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom

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