# RWU ENGR 431 - SYLLABUS (4 pages)

Previewing page 1 of 4 page document
View Full Document

## SYLLABUS

Previewing page 1 of actual document.

View Full Document
View Full Document

## SYLLABUS

35 views

Lecture Notes

Pages:
4
School:
Roger Williams University
Course:
Engr 431 - Mechanical Vibrations
##### Mechanical Vibrations Documents
• 34 pages

Unformatted text preview:

ENGR 431 Mechanical Vibrations A study of periodic motion in single and multiple degrees of freedom systems with and without damping Free forced and transient vibrations Vibration instrumentation Three hours lecture a week 3 credits Fall PREREQUISITES ENGR220 MATH317 TEXTBOOK Engineering Vibrations 2nd or 3rd Edition by Daniel J Inman Prentice Hall ISBN 013726142X or ISBN 013228173 2 INSTRUCTOR Dr Matthew R Stein SE106 254 3489 mstein rwu edu COURSE WEB PAGE http faculty rwu edu mstein ENGR431 COURSE OBJECTIVES By the end of this course students should be able to 1 Employ fundamental techniques for analyzing mechanical vibrations 2 Model dynamic systems using differential equations 3 Solve these equations using classical techniques 4 Predict the free response of an linear second order damped and undamped system 5 Predict the forced response of an linear second order damped and undamped system 6 Use numerical integration techniques for solving non linear differential equations 7 Analyze the underlying causes of nonlinearity and predict nonlinear behavior 8 Model undamped multiple degree of freedom systems 9 Model damped multiple degree of freedom system 10 Use Scilab to perform sophisticated engineering analysis TOPICS COVERED 1 Review of dynamics and modeling dynamic systems using differential equations 2 Solution to the single degree of freedom undamped and damped free vibrating system Modeling nonlinear effects and numerical solution techniques 3 Forced vibration of undamped and damped system Resonance beating and phase shift 4 Impulse response and response to cyclical and arbitrary inputs 5 Two degree of freedom vibrating systems Modes of vibration and vibration suppression 6 Multiple degree of freedom systems and modal analysis CLASS SCHEDULE Class meets three times weekly for 50 minutes CONTRIBUTION OF COURSE TO MEETING PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT As an engineering elective this course presents an opportunity for advanced study suitable for upperclassmen with

View Full Document

Unlocking...