MECH 504

Mechanical Vibration

Units: 1.5

Multi Degree of Freedom systems: equation of motion in matrix form, modal analysis, transfer function, damped and undamped response to arbitrary excitations. Linear continuous systems: transverse vibrations of strings, lateral beam vibrations, axial and torsional vibration of rods. Random vibration; stationary random processes, correlation functions, Fourier analysis, power spectral density, random response of SDOF systems. Vibration measurement and Experimental Modal Analysis. Introduction to non-linear vibrations; approximate analytical solutions, graphical methods, stability of equilibrium states.

Graduate course in the Mechanical Engineering program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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