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E M A 745: Advanced Methods in Structural Dynamics

  • Catalog Description:
    Emphasis is placed on techniques used to analyze aerospace structures. Variational principles, Hamilton's extended principle, Lagrange's equations, mathematical models for continuous systems, natural modes of vibrations, dynamic response using mode superposition, mode acceleration, residual flexibility, vibration analysis using finite element methods, advanced substructure representations, component mode synthesis, systems with rigid body modes for aeronautical and astronautical systems.  
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites or Corequisites: EMA 545, EMA 405 or equiv or cons inst
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