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MECH 551 Nonlinear Dynamics of Shell Structures (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Mechanical Engineering : Introduction to nonlinear dynamics and stability; softening and hardening systems; bifurcations; Lyapunov exponents; nonlinear strain-displacement relationships; Lagrangian description; plates and shells; nonlinear vibrations of plates and shells; reduced-order models; stability of shells with cardiovascular application; supersonic flutter of circular cylindrical shells (rockets).

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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