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Beam Deflections, Columns and Energy (Module III)

This is the third module in the Mechanical Vibrations Certificate Program. It is 100% Online.

Course Outline

Normal modes of vibration, coordinate coupling, forced harmonic vibration, vibration absorber, vibration damper; orthogonality conditions. Control of vibration; control of natural frequency; introduction of damping; vibration isolation; vibration absorbers.

Vibration of elastic media; Rayleigh method and Holzer method for finding natural frequencies; electrical and mechanical analogies; vibration measurement and applications; structural analysis