Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5690429
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HASAN NEVZAT ZGVEN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Coulomb and structural damping. Response of single degree-of-freedom systems to periodic and nonperiodic excitation. Vibration measuring devices. Vibration criteria. Diagnostics. Lagrange equations. Multi degree-of-freedom systems. Coordinate transformation and normal coordinates. Eigenvalue problem, modal vectors and orthogonality. Modal analysis. Response to harmonic excitation. Continuous systems.