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California State University, Long Beach

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

676. Engineering Vibrations II (3)

  • Prerequisite: MAE 576.
  • Free, forced, and self-excited vibrations. Rayleigh’s quotient, Rayleigh-Ritz, Galerkin, collocations, Finite Element Methods. Vibrations in rotating and reciprocating machines. Response of structures to random and shock loads. Transfer function and frequency response methods. Vibration control of discrete systems and flexible structures, including large space structures.
  • (Lecture-problems, 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
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