Introduction to Random Vibrations and Nonlinear Dynamics.

E M 543 XE Cross Listed: M E

Course Description

Vibrations of continuous systems. Nonlinear vibration phenomena, perturbation expansions; methods of multiple time scales and slowly-varying amplitude and phase. Characteristics of random vibrations; random processes, probability distributions, spectral density and its significance, the normal or Gaussian random process. Transmission of random vibration, response of simple single and two-degree-of-freedom systems to stationary random excitation. Fatigue failure due to random excitation.

3 credits


Instructor Contact

Partha Sarkar

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