Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5690532
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HASAN NEVZAT ZGVEN
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Proportionally and nonproportionally damped multidegree of freedom systems; viscously and structurally damped systems. Numerical methods; Rayleigh-Ritz method and transfer matrix methods. Rotor dynamics; whirl, critical whirl, gyroscopic effects, flexible bearings, geared shafts and branched systems. Condensation, structural coupling, structural modifications and modal synthesis. Experimental methods and modal testing; modal identification. (S)