CE 5730 - STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS

3 hr/wk; 3 cr.

Prereqs:CE 43500 and CE 44000.

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Syllabus

Vibrations of elastic structures: Single degree and multi-degree-of-freedom systems; free and forced vibration; harmonic, impulsive and arbitrary loading; lumped parameter models. Analysis of dynamic response: Modal superposition; Numerical integration: introduction to inelastic behavior. Structural response to earthquake and wind loads. Damping characteristics of structures: Viscous, Viscoelastic and Friction Damping. Tuned mass dampers, passive energy dissipation systems.


 

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