Mechanical Vibrations

Author: Singiresu S. Rao
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 013436130X
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Mechanical Vibrations, 6/e is ideal for undergraduate courses in Vibration Engineering. Retaining the style of its previous editions, this text presents the theory, computational aspects, and applications of vibrations in as simple a manner as possible. With an emphasis on computer techniques of analysis, it gives expanded explanations of the fundamentals, focusing on physical significance and interpretation that build upon students' previous experience. Each self-contained topic fully explains all concepts and presents the derivations with complete details. Numerous examples and problems illustrate principles and concepts.

Mechanical Vibrations

Author: S. S. Rao
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman
ISBN: UOM:39015049112223
Size: 14.52 MB
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With an emphasis on computer techniques of analysis, this book presents the theory, computational aspects, and applications of vibrations in as simple a manner as possible. This text gives expanded explanations of the fundamentals of vibration including history of vibration, degree of freedom systems, vibration control, vibration measurement, and more. For engineers and other professionals who want a clear introduction to vibration engineering.

Mechanical Vibrations In Si Units

Author: Singiresu S. Rao
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292178615
Size: 16.74 MB
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For courses in vibration engineering. Building Knowledge: Concepts of Vibration in Engineering Retaining the style of previous editions, this Sixth SI Edition of Mechanical Vibrations effectively presents theory, computational aspects, and applications of vibration, introducing undergraduate engineering students to the subject of vibration engineering in as simple a manner as possible. Emphasizing computer techniques of analysis, Mechanical Vibrations thoroughly explains the fundamentals of vibration analysis, building on the understanding achieved by students in previous undergraduate mechanics courses. Related concepts are discussed, and real-life applications, examples, problems, and illustrations related to vibration analysis enhance comprehension of all concepts and material. In the Sixth SI Edition, several additions and revisions have been made—including new examples, problems, and illustrations—with the goal of making coverage of concepts both more comprehensive and easier to follow.

Basic Mechanical Vibrations

Author: A J Pretlove
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9781483140612
Size: 10.55 MB
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BASIC Mechanical Vibrations deals with vibrations and combines basic theory with the development of useful computer programs to make design calculations. The programs in the book are written in BASIC. This book is comprised of six chapters and begins with a brief introduction to computing, with special emphasis on the fundamentals of the BASIC computer language. The chapters that follow give concise elements of vibration theory followed by problem solving examples making use of BASIC programs. The vibration analysis of engineering systems, which may be modeled by a single degree of freedom, is presented. Simple systems with damping and no damping are considered, along with systems having two and several degrees of freedom. The final chapter is concerned with bending vibrations. The text includes some subroutines for performing simple matrix operations on two-dimensional arrays that can be used in vibration calculations. This monograph will be useful to engineers who need to make vibration design calculations and to students of mechanical engineering.

Textbook Of Mechanical Vibrations

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 9788120345249
Size: 19.43 MB
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This comprehensive and accessible book, now in its second edition, covers both mathematical and physical aspects of the theory of mechanical vibrations. This edition includes a new chapter on the analysis of nonlinear vibrations. The text examines the models and tools used in studying mechanical vibrations and the techniques employed for the development of solutions from a practical perspective to explain linear and nonlinear vibrations. To enable practical understanding of the subject, numerous solved and unsolved problems involving a wide range of practical situations are incorporated in each chapter. This text is designed for use by the undergraduate and postgraduate students of mechanical engineering.

The Finite Element Method In Engineering

Author: Singiresu S. Rao
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780128143643
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The Finite Element Method in Engineering, Sixth Edition, provides a thorough grounding in the mathematical principles behind the Finite Element Analysis technique—an analytical engineering tool originated in the 1960's by the aerospace and nuclear power industries to find usable, approximate solutions to problems with many complex variables. Rao shows how to set up finite element solutions in civil, mechanical and aerospace engineering applications. The new edition features updated real-world examples from MATLAB, Ansys and Abaqus, and a new chapter on additional FEM topics including extended FEM (X-FEM). Professional engineers will benefit from the introduction to the many useful applications of finite element analysis. Includes revised and updated chapters on MATLAB, Ansys and Abaqus Offers a new chapter, Additional Topics in Finite Element Method Includes discussion of practical considerations, errors and pitfalls in FEM singularity elements Features a brief presentation of recent developments in FEM including extended FEM (X-FEM), augmented FEM (A-FEM) and partition of unity FEM (POUFEM) Features improved pedagogy, including the addition of more design-oriented and practical examples and problems Covers real-life applications, sample review questions at the end of most chapters, and updated references

Mechanical Vibrations

Author: J. P. Den Hartog
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781446547922
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MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS by J. P. DEN HARTOG.Originally published in 1917. PREFACE: This book grew from a course of lectures given to students in the Design School of the Westinghouse Company in Pittsburgh, Pa., in the period from 1926 to 1932, when the subject had not yet been introduced into the curriculum of our technical schools. From 1932 until the beginning of the war, it became a regular course at the Harvard Engineering School, and the book was written for the purpose of facilitating that course, being first published in 1934. In its first edition, it was influenced entirely by the authors industrial experience at Westinghouse the later editions have brought modifications and additions suggested by actual problems published in the literature, by private consulting practice, and by service during the war in the Bureau of Ships of the U. S. Navy. The book aims to be as simple as is compatible with a reason ably complete treatment of the subject. Mathematics has not been avoided, but in all cases the mathematical approach used is the simplest one available. In the third edition the number of problems has again been increased, while the principal changes in the text concern subjects in which recent advances have been made, such as airplane wing flutter, helicopter ground vibration, torsional pendulum dampers, singing ships propellers, and electronic instruments. The author expresses his gratitude to the many readers who have written him calling attention to errors and making sugges tions for improvements and hopes that readers of this third edition will also offer suggestions. J P. DEN HAIITOG. CAMBRIDGE, MASS., January, 1947. Contents include: PREFACE. . . LIST OF SYMBOLS CHAPTER I KINEMATICS OF VIBRATION 1. Definitions . 2. The Vector Method of Representing Vibrations 3. Beats 4. A Case of Hydraulic-turbine Penstock Vibration tS 5. Representation by Complex Numbers 11 6. Work Done on Harmonic Motions. . . . . . 14 7. Non-harmonic Periodic Motions. . . . . . 19 CHAPTER II THE SINGLE DEGREE OF FREEDOM SYSTEM 8. Degrees of Freedom 34 9. Derivation of the Differential Equation , 36 10. Other Cases 38 11. Free Vibrations without Damping 43 12. Examples 47 13. Free Vibrations with Viscous Damping . ... 51 14. Forced Vibrations without Damping ... .57 15. Forced Vibrations with Viscous Damping. .... 63 16. Frequency Measuring Instruments. ... ... 72 17. Seismic Instruments .75 18. Electrical Measuring Instruments ... . SO 19. Theory of Vibration Isolation .... ... S9 20. Application to Single-phase Electrical Machinery 92 21. Application to Automobiles Floating Power 96 CHAPTER III Two DEGREES OF FREEDOM 22. Free Vibrations Natural Modes 103 23. The Undamped Dynamic Vibration Absorber 112 24. The Damped Vibration Absorber .119 viii CONTENTS 25. Ship Stabilization by Means of Frahms Tanks 133 26. Gyroscopic Ship Stabilizers 139 26a. Activated Ship Stabilizers 142 27. Automobile Shock Absorbers 145 CHAPTER IV MANY DEGREES OF FREEDOM 28. Free Vibrations without Damping 155 29. Forced Vibrations without Damping 160 30. Free and Forced Vibration with Damping 165 31. Strings and Organ Pipes Longitudinal and Torsional Vibra tions of Uniform Bars 170 32. Rayleighs Method 178 33. Bending Vibrations of Uniform Beams 185 34. Beams of Variable Cross Section 194 35. Normal Functions and Their Applications 198 35a. Stodolas Method for Higher Modes 202 36. Rings, Membranes, and Plates 205 CHAPTER V MULTICYLINDER ENGINES 37. Troubles Peculiar to Reciprocating Engines 213 38. Dynamics of the Crank Mechanism 217 39...