43500: Dynamics of Civil Engineering Systems

3 hr/wk; 3 cr.

Prereqs: CE 33200, CE 33500, Math 39200.
Spring 2003:                Room:


Kinematics and kinetics of particles. Work-energy and impulse-momentum principles. Systems of particles. Kinematics of rigid bodies. Plane motion of rigid bodies. Energy and momentum methods for rigid bodies. Introduction to vibration of structures: Free and forced vibration, Undamped and damped motion. Response to harmonic and arbitrary loading. Earthquake response spectra. Equivalent lateral load analysis and design using Uniform Building Code criteria.

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