DYNAMIC AND STABILITY OF CONTINUOS SYSTEM

Credits: 
6
Site: 
PARMA
Year of erogation: 
2022/2023
Unit Coordinator: 
Disciplinary Sector: 
Applied Mechanics for Machinery
Semester: 
Second semester
Year of study: 
2
Language of instruction: 

English

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Learn the discretization techniques of continuous systems.
How to obtain numerical solutions for dynamic analysis and establish their accuracy.

Course contents summary

Vibrations of continuous systems: local and global discretization methods (Rayleigh-Ritz, Galerkin, FEM); vibrations of beams and thin-walled structures.
Introduction to large amplitude vibrations and non-linear phenomena.
Stability problems in case of fluid-structure interaction: flutter and divergence of aeronautical and aerospace structures.
Applications to real problems.
Experimental laboratory exercises on modal analysis of high-density modal structures.

Recommended readings

M. Amabili, Nonlinear vibrations and stability of shells and plates, Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Teaching methods

Lectures and laboratory lessons with extensive annual project on a subject agreed with the professor.

Assessment methods and criteria

Report of the annual project.