Essentials of Applied Dynamic Analysis, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642370039
  • ISBN-13: 9783642370038
  • DDC: 620.104
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 424 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This book presents up-to-date knowledge of dynamic analysis in engineering world. To facilitate the understanding of the topics by readers with various backgrounds, general principles are linked to their applications from different angles. Special interesting topics such as statistics of motions and loading, damping modeling and measurement, nonlinear dynamics, fatigue assessment, vibration and buckling under axial loading, structural health monitoring, human body vibrations, and vehicle-structure interactions etc., are also presented. The target readers include industry professionals in civil, marine and mechanical engineering, as well as researchers and students in this area.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Governing Equation of Motions.
2: Free Vibrations for a Single-Degreeof-Freedom (SDOF) System-Translational Oscillations.
3: Practical Eigenanalysis and Structural Health Monitoring.
4: Solving Eigenproblem for Continuous Systems: Rayleigh Energy Method.
5: Vibration and Buckling under Axial Loading.
6: Eigenfrequencies of Non-Uniform Beams, Shallow and Deep Foundations.
7: Deterministic and Stochastic Motions.
8: Time Domain to Frequency Domain: Spectrum Analysis.
9: Statistics of Motions and Loads.
10: Forced Vibrations.
11: Calculation of Environmental Loading Based on Power Spectra.
12: Vibration of Multi-Degrees-of-Freedom Systems.
13: Damping.
14: Nonlinear Dynamics.
15: Structural Responses Due to Seismic Excitations.
16: Fatigue Assessment.
17: Human Body Vibrations.
18: Vehicle-Structure Interactions.