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 real problems.
Experimental laboratory exercises on modal analysis of high-density modal structures.
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.