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Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE475
Subject Title Engineering Vibration


Introduction to vibration – single degree of freedom systems: free, undamped, damped, and forced vibrations – two-degree of freedom systems: principal modes of vibration, undamped vibration, forced vibration, forced damped vibrations – vibration isolation – multi-degree Freedom systems: eigenvalue problem – orthogonality of mode shapes, modal analysis for free, damped, and forced vibration systems – approximate methods for fundamental frequency – introduction to transient vibrations and non-linear vibrations

Text Books

 1.Rao, S. S., Mechanical Vibrations, 4th ed., Pearson Education (2004)


1. Thomson, W. T. and Daleh, M. D., Theory of Vibration with Applications, 5th ed., Prentice Hall (1997).

2. Rao, J. S. and Gupta, K., Introductory Course on Theory and Practice of Mechanical Vibrations, 2nd ed., New Age International (1999).

3. Meirovitch, L., Elements of Vibration Analysis, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill (1986).

4. Seto,W.W., Schaum’s Outline of Theory and Problems of Mechanical Vibrations, McGraw- Hill (1964).