Fundamentals of Structural Dynamics
This course introduces the concepts and methods of structural dynamics, with a focus on structural behaviour under dynamic loading and vibration control/damping.
Welcome
FREE PREVIEWIntroduction
Illustrative Examples
Dynamic Behaviour
Statics Vs Dynamics
Types of Dynamic Load
Wind Vs Earthquakes
Knowledge Checks for 'Introduction to Structural Dynamics'
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Initial Example
Undamped SDOF
Undamped SDOF – Free Vibration Equation of Motion
Example Problem 1
Damped SDOFs - Introduction
Damped SDOFs – Equation of Motion
Damped SDOF Response - Interpretation
Example Problem 2
Knowledge Checks for 'Single Degree of Freedom Systems (SDOFs) '
Learning Objectives
Periodic Loading of SDOFs
Periodic loading – Equation of Motion for SDOF
Response Ratio
Dynamic Amplification Factor
Resonance
General Dynamic Loading
Example Problem 3
Knowledge Checks for 'Forced Vibrations of SDOFs'
Learning Objectives
SDOF Vs MDOF
MDOF Equations of Motion
Mode Shapes
Two Degree of Freedom (DOF) Example
Example Problem 4
Knowledge Checks for 'Multi Degree of Freedom Systems (MDOFs)'
Learning Objectives
Damping - Introduction
Sources of Damping
Structural Control
Supplemental Damping Devices (TMDs)
TMDs in Practice
General Practical Dynamic Advice
Knowledge Checks for 'Dynamics of Civil Engineering Structures'
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