In this class, you will gain an understanding of the following topics: dynamic equilibrium of single‐degree of freedom systems; free, forced harmonic and transient vibration responses; undamped and damped vibration response; approximate and numerical methods for dynamic analysis; dynamic analysis in time and frequency domain; dynamic equilibrium of multi‐degree of freedom systems; formulation of mass and stiffness matrices; lumped and distributed mass systems; free vibration responses of undamped and damped systems; generalized Eigenvalue problem and model superposition; experimental modal analysis. You can download the SYLLABUS for the class. 

 HOMEWORK:

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RESEARCH PROJECT:

Term Project

Final Report Rubric

Final Presentation Rubric

 

LITERATURE REVIEW PROJECT:

Literature Review Report Template

Literature Review Presentation Template

 

HANDOUTS:

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MATLAB HELP:

Installation Instructions for MATLAB

Introduction to MATLAB

A Beginner's Guide to MATLAB (Tutorial obtained from the following website: http://research.vtu.ac.in/Downloads/materials/matlab_guide.pdf)

MATLAB tutorial (Tutorial downloaded from the following website: https://www.math.umass.edu/~kevrekid/math697/mattutorial.pdf)

Links to MATLAB tutorials (Borrowed from Henri Gavin, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor of Duke University)

 

SCRIPTS:

Free Undamped SDOF

Free Damped SDOF

Forced Damped SDOF

Central Difference and Newmark Methods:

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Free Undamped MDOF