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AE 551 - Elastodynamics and Vibrations

Spring 2023

Elastodynamics and VibrationsONL74787ONL4 -    Alex Vakakis

Course Description

This course reviews the theory of multi-degree-of-freedom systems; problems in the free and forced vibration of continuous linear elastic structures, rods, beams, membranes, plates, and three-dimensional solid and fluid bodies; Lagrangian densities, Sturm-Liouville problems, time and frequency domains, damping, Green's functions, and elastic waves; propagation and modal analysis; modeling of damping in structures; response of complex structures.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree as well as TAM 412, TAM 542, and TAM 551.

Subject Area

  • Aerospace Engineering