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  • 8:05 PM, Saturday, 16 Oct 2021

Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE491
Subject Title Structural Dynamics


Review of vibration of SDOF systems – response to transient loading – response to general dynamic loading – multi degree of freedom systems – vibration of continuous systems; strings, rods, shafts, beams, and plates – natural modes of vibration; exact solutions and approximate methods – introduction to random vibrations.

Text Books

1. Meirovitch, L., Analytical Methods in Vibrations, Macmillan (1967).

2. Clough, R. W. and Penzien, J., Dynamics of Structures, 2nd ed., McGraw-Hill (1993).

3. Craig, R. R., Structural Dynamics: An Introduction to Computer Methods, John Wiley (1982).

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