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This course introduces the theory of dynamics and the vibration of single and multi-degree of freedom systems.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||10 credits (5 ECTS credits)|
This course commences with an overview of the dynamics of a particle and of general planar kinematics and dynamics proceeding to a review of the free and forced vibration responses of a linear single degree of freedom system. An introduction to the vibration of systems with two or more degrees of freedom follows, including natural frequencies and mode shapes, principal co-ordinates and calculation of the forced response using the impedance method. The design of a passive vibration absorber and testing in the laboratory are included the course. Matlab is used for calculations of dynamic responses and natural frequencies and mode shapes.
Available only to students following an honours degree programme.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination paper (80%) and in-course assessment (20%).
Resit: 1 three-hour written examination paper (80%) with previous mark for in-course assessment standing.
a) Students can receive feedback on their progress with the Course on request at the weekly tutorial/feedback sessions.
b) There will be revision lectures dedicated solely to feedback on sample exam paper questions at various times through the course.
c) Previous past year paper and the solution will be available to the student to give them the chance to self-assess their own performance