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California State University, Long Beach

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

576. Engineering Vibrations (3)

  • Prerequisite: MAE 376.
  • Fundamentals of mechanical vibrations, types of oscillatory motions. Single-Degree-of-Freedom (SDOF) and Multiple-Degree-of-Freedom (MDOF) systems. Free and forced vibrations, damping, vibration isolation, vibration measuring instruments, Modal analysis. Lagrangeís equations. Introduction to Finite Element Method and modal testing.
  • (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
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