1.058 Structural Dynamics & Vibrations


Class Info

Single- and multiple-degree-of-freedom vibration problems, using matrix formulation and normal mode superposition methods. Time and frequency domain solution techniques including convolution and Fourier transforms. Applications to vibration isolation, damping treatment, and dynamic absorbers. Analysis of continuous systems by exact and approximate methods. Applications to buildings, ships, aircraft and offshore structures. Vibration measurement and analysis techniques. Students should possess basic knowledge in structural mechanics and in linear algebra. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

1.058 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by E. Kausel.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 1-390.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 1.058 was rated 6.2 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 13.80j: Mechanical Vibrations site or on the 1.058 Stellar site.

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