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Dynamics of structures and machines (6 points)


Leader: L L Koss

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Lagrangial methods of analysis, generalised forces, modal mass, stiffness and damping. Moving loads on structures. Constrained load synthesis. Equations of motion for rectangular plates, solution techniques and beam function approaches. Use of frequency parameters for engineering solutions. Modal analysis of structures employing FFT analysers and modal analysis software. Machine condition monitoring from vibration analysis.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 70% + Assignment, laboratory and tutorials: 30%

Contact Hours: 22 lecture hours, 18 tutorial/laboratory hours

Prerequisites: MEC3406

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