Courses Detail Information
VM648 – Nonlinear Oscillations and Stability
Credits: 3 credits
Pre-requisites: Vm 641 Advanced Methods of Vibration Analysis
Degree Program: Mechanical Engineering
Terms Offered: Fall
Large amplitude mechanical vibrations; phase-plane analysis and stability; global stability, theorems of Liapunov and Chetayev; asymptotic and perturbation methods of Lindstedt-Poincare, multiple scales, Krylov-Bogoliubov-Mitropolsky; external excitation, primary and secondary resonances; parametric excitation, Mathieu/Hill equations, Floquet theory; multi-degree of freedom systems and modal interaction.