Fundamentals of Vibrations

Fundamentals of Vibrations

by Leonard Meirovitch
     
 

ISBN-10: 1577666917

ISBN-13: 9781577666912

Pub. Date: 06/01/2010

Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.

Intended for introductory vibrations courses, Meirovitch offers a masterfully crafted textbook that covers all basic concepts at a level appropriate for undergraduate students. The book contains a chapter on the use of Finite Element Methods in vibrational analysis. Meirovitch uses selective worked examples to show the application of MATLAB software in this course.

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Intended for introductory vibrations courses, Meirovitch offers a masterfully crafted textbook that covers all basic concepts at a level appropriate for undergraduate students. The book contains a chapter on the use of Finite Element Methods in vibrational analysis. Meirovitch uses selective worked examples to show the application of MATLAB software in this course. The author's approach challenges students with a precise and thoughtful explanations and motivates them through use of physical explanations, plentiful problems, worked-out examples, and illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577666912
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
824
Sales rank:
480,046
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1 Concepts from Vibrations
2 Response of Single-Degree-of-Freedom Systems to Initial Excitations
3 Response of Single-Degree-of-Freedom Systems to Harmonic and Periodic Excitations
4 Response of Single-Degree-of-Freedom Systems to Nonperiodic Excitations
5 Two-Degree-of-Freedom Systems
6 Elements of Analytical Dynamics
7 Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Systems
8 Distributed-Parameter Systems: Exact Solutions
9 Distributed-Parameter Systems: Approximate Methods
10 The Finite Element Method
11 Nonlinear Oscilations
12 Random Vibrations
Appendixes
A Fourier Series
B Laplace Transformation
C Linear Algebra

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