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MECH 4104 [0.5 credit] Vibration Analysis

Free and forced vibrations of one and two degree-of-freedom systems. Vibration measurement and isolation. Numerical methods for multi-degree-of-freedom systems. Modal analysis techniques. Dynamic vibration absorbers. Shaft whirling. Vibration of continuous systems: bars, plates, beams and shafts. Energy methods. Holzer method.
Prerequisite(s): MAAE 3004 and fourth-year status in Engineering or by permission of the department.
Lectures three hours per week.