Analysis and DampingBy
- C. Beards
Second and third year civil, mechanical and aeronautical undergraduates and professional engineers.
Paperback, 276 Pages
Published: May 1996
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
... a useful book for engineers and students of engineering,The Structural Engineer,
- Introduction - The causes and effects of structural vibration * The reduction of structural vibration * The analysis of structural vibration * Outline of the text * The Vibration of structures having one degree of freedom - Free undamped vibration * Free damped vibration * Forced vibration * The vibration of structures with more than one degree of freedom - The vibration of structures with two degrees of freedom * The vibration of structures with more than two degrees of freedom * Modal analysis techniques * The vibration of continuous structures - Longitudinal vibration of a thin uniform beam * Transverse vibration of a thin uniform beam * The analysis of continuous structures by Rayleigh's energy method * Transverse vibration of thin uniform plates * The finite element method * The vibration of beams fabricated from more than one material * Damping in Structures - Sources of vibration excitation and isolation * Vibration isolation * Structural vibration limits * Structural damage * Effects of damping on vibration response of structures * The measurement of structural damping * Sources of damping * Active damping systems * Energy dissipation in non-linear structures * Problems * Answers and worked solutions * Index.