Mechanical Vibrations

Mechanical VibrationsHours: 3 0 3

Introduction to Vibrations: Harmonic motion, damping, modeling and energy methods, stiffness, measurement, design considerations, stability. Harmonic Excitation: Un-damped system, damped system, alternative representations, base excitation, rotating unbalance, measurement devices, damping. Impulse Response: Response to arbitrary input, response to arbitrary periodic input. Transformation Methods: Random inputs, shock spectrum, measurements, stability. 2 DOF System: Eigenvalues and natural frequencies, modal analysis. Multiple DOF: Viscous damping, modal analysis, Lagrange equations, acceptable levels of vibrations, vibration isolation, vibration absorbers, damping, optimization, viscoelastic damping, critical speed, active suppression.

Pre-requisites: MT201, ME212Co-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course