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Vibration and noise control (5 points)


Leader: R Beebe

Gippsland First semester 2003 (OCL)

Synopsis: Vibration: free vibrations of single degree of freedom systems; forced vibration; transmissibility and isolation of vibration; vibration measurement; two degree of freedom systems; determination of natural frequencies and associated mode shapes; equivalent system modelling; multi degree of freedom system; determination of eigenvalue and eigenvectors. Noise control: fundamentals and basic terminology; the human ear; instrumentation for noise measurement and analysis, sound sources, sound power; sound in enclosed areas; acoustic enclosures and barriers; muffling devices; sound power and pressure-level estimation procedures.

Assessment: Examination: 50% + Laboratory: 20% + Assignments: 30%

Contact Hours: 39 lecture hours and 26 laboratory/tutorial hours

Prerequisites: GEG2723

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