MECH 550 Vibrations of Continuous Systems (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Mechanical Engineering : Introduction to continuous systems. Discretization methods. Vibrations of Euler-Bernoulli and Timoshenko beams. Boundary conditions, intermediate supports and penalty method. Strain-displacement relationships for plates/shells. Vibrations of plates and shells. Sloshing and added mass. Effect of geometric imperfections and thermal loads. Introduction to nonlinear dynamics and stability. Introduction to experimental techniques.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Marco Amabili (Fall)