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.
Upon completion of this eLearning course, you will be awarded a certificate with 5 hours CPD. Please note that if you are a member of Engineers Ireland, this event can be recorded as CPD. You can record this activity in the My CPD section on your profile.
Statics Vs Dynamics
Types of Dynamic Load
Wind Vs Earthquakes
Knowledge Checks for 'Introduction to Structural Dynamics'
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) '
Periodic Loading of SDOFs
Periodic loading – Equation of Motion for SDOF
Dynamic Amplification Factor
General Dynamic Loading
Example Problem 3
Knowledge Checks for 'Forced Vibrations of SDOFs'
SDOF Vs MDOF
MDOF Equations of Motion
Two Degree of Freedom (DOF) Example
Example Problem 4
Knowledge Checks for 'Multi Degree of Freedom Systems (MDOFs)'
Damping - Introduction
Sources of Damping
Supplemental Damping Devices (TMDs)
TMDs in Practice
General Practical Dynamic Advice
Knowledge Checks for 'Dynamics of Civil Engineering Structures'
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