McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

MECH 550 Vibrations of Continuous Systems (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mechanical Engineering : Introduction to continuous systems. Discretization methods. Vibrations of Euler-Bernoulli and Timoshenko beams. Boundary conditions, intermediate supports and penalty method. Strain-displacement relationships for plates/shells. Vibrations of plates and shells. Sloshing and added mass. Effect of geometric imperfections and thermal loads. Introduction to nonlinear dynamics and stability. Introduction to experimental techniques.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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