Department
of Mechanical Engineering


ME/CEMM 535: Advanced Vibrations
 

 

 


 

              Course outline, Fall 2005

 

Instructor

Prof. Thomas J. Royston

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Office: 2043 ERF
Phone: 312-413-7951
troyston@uic.edu

 

 

 

Textbooks

ME 408 Text: Vibration of Discrete & Continuous Systems (Shabana)

    +

Course notes in PDF + selected journal articles

 

 

 

 

 

 

Call #

22292

 

 

Credit

4 hours

 

 

Time & Place

 

MWF 12 – 12:50 PM, 1003 ERF

 

 

 

 

Prerequisite

ME 408 or CEMM 435 or equivalent

 

 

List of Topics

1)      Linear Vibration Theory – Discrete and Continuous MDOF, including plate and shell theory, wave motion in elastic solids, approximate methods

2)      Fundamentals of Nonlinear Vibrations, including experimental methods.

3)      Vibration fundamentals in selected applications

-          a) Wave propagation in viscoelastic materials

-          b) Medical diagnostic techniques (dynamic elastography)

-          c) Nondestructive testing of cylindrical structures

-         d) Stringed musical instrument vibrations

 

 

 

Grading

* Homework problems-assigned in class - due week later beginning of class

 

30 %

* Midterm - Week 9 - Wednesday - on material covered  through Week 8,
    80 minute exam

 

30 %

* Final Exam– date and time ???

 

40 %

 

 

 

 

UIC

Dept. of M.E.

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Professor Thomas J. Royston
The Acoustics & Vibrations Laboratory

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