Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5690709
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: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ENDER CEROLU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to nonlinear systems. Forced response in frequency domain. Solution of systems of nonlinear algebraic equations; Newton`s method; path following methods for nonlinear equations. Describing functions; Describing Function Method (DFM). Harmonic Balance Method (HBM); multi harmonic HBM. Nonlinear forced response of structures having many degrees of freedom; receptance methods; modal summation methods. Modeling dry friction; one and two dimensional dry friction models; mixed frequency and time domain methods. Vibrations of systems with dry friction.