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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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MANE 4610 - Vibrations

Free and forced linear vibrations of damped and undamped mechanical and electrical systems of n degrees of freedom. Continuous system vibration. Manual and computer methods of finding natural frequencies. Self-and nonself-adjoint problems. Eigenfunction expansion. Integral transforms. Methods of approximating natural frequencies: Rayleigh, Rayleigh-Ritz, Ritz-Galerkin, Stodola, Holzer, Myklestad, matrix iteration. Perturbation techniques. Stability criteria.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ENGR 2090 or equivalent.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Credit Hours: 3

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