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The Mechanics of Vibration

The Mechanics of Vibration

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  • Date Published: July 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107402454
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  • Originally published in 1960, the primary aim of this book was to give the reader an insight into the vibration characteristics of a machine or structure rather than to present them with a recipe for formal calculations. Within the text classical theory is developed by starting from the concept of steady forced motion and then introducing free motion as a limiting case. The concept of resistance or 'dynamic flexibility' is used throughout and provides a link between the treatment of very simple systems, multi-freedom systems with lumped parameters and infinite-freedom systems. It also provides a tool for breaking down complex problems into simpler parts. The mathematics will be understood by a student taking an honors course in engineering, and the book's primary purpose was to provide them with a background for their studies and with a path along which to advance for further work.

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    17th Jan 2019 by Mohamadbzn

    great book and so interesting .studentss can use it in their journals and research

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    • Date Published: July 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107402454
    • length: 610 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 31 mm
    • weight: 1.04kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    General notation
    1. Introduction
    2. Generalized co-ordinates and Lagrange's equations
    3. Systems having any finite number of degrees of freedom
    4. The taut string
    5. The analysis of real systems, approximate methods
    6. Torsional and longitudinal vibration of uniform shafts and bars
    7. Flexural vibration of uniform beams
    8. Viscous damping
    9. Hysteretic damping
    10. Free vibration
    11. Non-harmonic transient vibration
    Answers to examples
    Index.

  • Authors

    R. E. D. Bishop

    D. C. Johnson

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