DescriptionDevelopment of equations governing small oscillations and spatially continuous systems. Newton's equations, Hamilton's principle, and Lagrange's equations. Free and forced vibrations of mechanical systems. Modal analysis. Finite element discretization and reductions of continuous systems. Numerical methods. Random vibrations.
Semesters OfferedFall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022