VIBRATION MECHANICS B
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course gives the basics for the theoretical and experimental vibration analysis of continuous systems
Vibration Mechanics A
Course contents summary
Vibrations of continuous systems: local and global discretization (Rayleigh-Ritz, Galerkin, Lagrange Equations, FEM); vibrations of beams, plates and shells.
Introduction to large-amplitude vibrations and nonlinear phenomena.
Stability problems of systems with fluid-structure interaction: flutter and divergence of aeronautical and aerospace structures.
Applications to actual problems.
Experimental modal analysis on structures with high modal density.
Laboratory experiences: experimental modal analysis of thin panels
W. SOEDEL, 1993, Vibrations of shells and plates, Marcel Dekker, New York.
M. PETYT, 1990, Introduction to finite element vibration analysis, Cambridge University Press.
A.W. LEISSA, 1993, Vibration of shells, Acoustical Society of America (NASA SP-288).
M. P. PAÏDOUSSIS, 2004, Fluid structure interactions Vol. 2, Academic Press/Elsevier.
M. AMABILI, 2007, Nonlinear vibrations and stability of shells and plates, Cambridge University Press, New York/Cambridge.
Written exam on the program that can be integrated with assignments and reports of laboratory experiences.