Learn the discretization techniques of continuous systems.
How to obtain numerical solutions for dynamic analysis and establish their accuracy.
Course contents summary
Vibrations of continuous systems: local and global discretization methods (Rayleigh-Ritz, Galerkin, FEM); vibrations of beams and thin-walled structures.
Introduction to large amplitude vibrations and non-linear phenomena.
Stability problems in case of fluid-structure interaction: flutter and divergence of aeronautical and aerospace structures.
Applications to actual problems.
Laboratory experience on experimental modal analysis of structures with high modal density.
M. Amabili, Nonlinear vibrations and stability of shells and plates, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Lectures and laboratory lessons with extensive annual project on a subject agreed with the professor.