STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS
Group A

Single degree of freedom systems: Equations oF motion. Free vibrations, damping. Response
to harmonic excitation. Response to general dynamic loading. Duhamel's integral. Numerical
methods.
Response spectrum: Concept. Deformation, pseudo-velocity and pseudo-acceleration
response spectra. Analysis of SDOF systems using response spectrum. Difference between
response spectrum and design spectrum.












Group B

 

Multi degree of freedom systems: Equations of motion. Free vibrations, natural frequencies
and modes. Free vibration analysis for classically damped systems. Damped matrix. Rayleigh
damping. Modal analysis. Earthquake analysis of linear systems by response spectrum
method.
Continuous systems: Equations of motion. Natural frequencies and modes. Modal
orthogonality. Earthquake response spectrum analysis.


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