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Theory of Vibrations with Applications, 5th edition

  • William T. Thomson
  • Marie Dillon Dahleh

Published by Pearson (August 7th 1997) - Copyright © 1998

5th edition

Theory of Vibrations with Applications

ISBN-13: 9780136510680

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A thorough treatment of vibration theory and its engineering applications, from simple degree to multi degree-of-freedom system. KEY TOPICS: Focuses on the physical aspects of the mathematical concepts necessary to describe the vibration phenomena. Provides many example applications to typical problems faced by practicing engineers. Includes a chapter on computer methods, and an accompanying disk with four basic Fortran programs covering most of the calculations encountered in vibration problems.

Table of contents

The SI System of Units.

 1. Oscillatory Motion.

 2. Free Vibration.

 3. Harmonically Excited Vibration.

 4. Transient Vibration.

 5. Systems with Two or More Degrees of Freedom.

 6. Properties of Vibrating Systems.

 7. Lagrange's Equation.

 8. Computational Methods.

 9.Vibration of Continuous Systems.

10. Introduction to the Finite Element Method.

11. Mode-Summation Procedures for Continuous Systems.

12. Classical Methods.

13. Random Vibrations.

14. Nonlinear Vibrations.


Answers to Selected Problems.


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