Structural Dynamics (ST 703)

Course Name: 

Structural Dynamics (ST 703)

Programme: 

M.Tech (Construction Technology and Management)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Types of dynamic problems. D'Alembert's principle, Equations of motion, degrees of freedom. SDOF systems -free and forced vibrations, support motion, vibration isolation, transmissibility, Duhamel's integral and its numericalevaluation. MDOF systems - Free vibrations, natural modes, orthogonality conditions, shear frame, matrix iterationfor eigenvalues and eigenvectors, forced vibrations, mode superposition method, damping in MDOF systems.Vibrations of beams with different end conditions. Principles of earthquake resistant design, response spectrum andequivalent force concepts, Introduction to design code IS 1893.

References: 

1. Mario Paz, Structural Dynamics, CBS Publishers 2. Clough and Penzien, Dynamics of Structures, McGraw-Hill

Department: 

Civil Engineering
 

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Dr. Varghese George, Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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