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Featuring outstanding coverage of linear and non-linear single degree-of-freedom and multi-degree-of-freedom systems, this book teaches the use of vibration principles in a broad spectrum of applications. In this introduction for undergraduate students, authors Balakumar Balachandran and Edward B. Magrab present vibration principles in a general context and illustrate the use of these principles through carefully chosen examples from different disciplines. Their balanced approach integrates principles of linear and nonlinear vibrations with modeling, analysis, prediction, and measurement so that physical understanding of the vibratory phenomena and their relevance for engineering design can be emphasized. The authors also provide design guidelines that are applicable to a wide range of vibratory systems. MATLAB is thoroughly integrated throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Based on the free-body diagram shown in Figure 3.6, we use Eq. (3.1b) to obtain the following governing equation of motion ... As discussed in Chapter 1, many rotating machines such as fans, clothes dryers, internal combustion engines, and anbsp;...

Author:Balakumar Balachandran, Edward Magrab
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-05-26


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