Mechanical Vibrations

Mechanical Vibrations

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For undergraduate courses in Vibration Engineering. Retaining the style of its previous editions, this text presents the theory, computational aspects, and applications of vibrations in as simple a manner as possible. With an emphasis on computer techniques of analysis, it gives expanded explanations of the fundamentals, focusing on physical significance and interpretation that build upon students' previous experience. Each self-contained topic fully explains all concepts and presents the derivations with complete details. Numerous examples and problems illustrate principles and more

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  • Paperback | 1078 pages
  • 193 x 234 x 35mm | 1,640g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 4th International edition
  • 0131207687
  • 9780131207684
  • 1,654,943

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Examples Using MATLAB, C++ Program, Fortran Program, References, Review Questions, Problems, and Design Projects.) 1. Fundamentals of Vibration. 2. Free Vibration of Single Degree of Freedom Systems. 3. Harmonically Excited Vibration. 4. Vibration Under General Forcing Conditions. 5. Two Degree of Freedom Systems. 6. Multidegree of Freedom Systems. 7. Determination of Natural Frequencies and Mode Shapes. 8. Continuous Systems. 9. Vibration Control. 10. Vibration Measurement and Applications. 11. Numerical Integration Methods in Vibration Analysis. 12. Finite Element Method. 13. Nonlinear Vibration. 14. Random Vibration. Appendix A: Mathematical Relationships. Appendix B: Deflection of Beams and Plates. Appendix C: Matrices. Appendix D: Laplace Transform Pairs. Appendix E: Units. Appendix F: Introduction to MATLAB. References. Answers to Selected Problems. more