Structural Dynamics

King Saud University                                                                   Structural Dynamics (CE 568)
College of Engineering                                                                 Second  Semester 1438/1439 H
Civil Engineering Department                                              Instructor: Prof. Dr. Shehab Mourad                                                                                                                                                             Dr. Ahmet TUKEN
                                                                                                                      
Textbook: Anil K. Chopra, Dynamics of Structures: Theory and Applications to Earthquake Engineering, 4rd Edition, Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2014
 
References:
1. R.W.Clough and J.Penzien, Dynamics of Structures, 3rd Ed., Computers and Structures, Inc., 2003
2. M.Paz, Structural Dynamics: Theory and Computations, 4th Ed., Chapman & Hall, 1997
3. J.R.R.Craig and A.J.Kurdila, Fundamentals of Structural Dynamics, 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006
4. J.L.Humar, Dynamics of Structures, 2nd Edition, A.A. Balkema Publishers, 2002

 

Grading: Homeworks: 30%, Midterm Exam: 30%, Final Exam: 40%

 

COURSE OUTLINE

 
PART I:  SINGLE DEGREE OF FREEDOM (SDOF) SYSTEMS                    
Equations of Motion, Problem Statement and Solution Methods…………………....…(3 hours)
Free Vibration………………………………………………………………………….…(3 hours)
Undamped Free Vibration
Viscously Damped Free Vibration
Energy in Free Vibration
Coulomb-Damped Free Vibration
Response to Harmonic and Periodic Excitations………………………………………..(6 hours)
Part A: Viscously Damped Systems: Basic Results
Part B: Viscously Damped Systems: Applications
Part C: Systems with Non-viscous Damping
Part D: Response to Periodic Excitation
Response to Arbitrary, Step and Pulse Excitations……………………………………...(6 hours)
Part A: Response to Arbitrarily Time-Varying Forces
Part B: Response to Step and Ramp Forces
Part C: Response to Pulse Excitations
Numerical Evaluation of Dynamic Response (Step-by-Step Methods)…………………(3 hours)
Generalized Single-Degree-of-Freedom Systems………………………………………..(3 hours)
 
* Midterm Exam (Wednesday, 24 November 2010 - 18 Dhu al-Hijjah 1431)  
 
PART II: MULTI-DEGREE-OF-FREEDOM (MDOF) SYSTEMS
Equations of Motion, Problem Statement and Solution Methods………………………(3 hours)
Free Vibration…………………………………………………………………………….(6 hours)
Part A: Natural Vibration Frequencies and Modes
Part B: Free Vibration Response
Part C: Computation of Vibration Properties
Dynamic Analysis and Response of Linear Systems…………………………………….(6 hours)
Part A: Two-Degree-of-Freedom Systems
Part B: Modal Analysis
Part C: Modal Response Contributions
Part D: Special Analysis Procedures
Numerical Evaluation of Dynamic Response (Step-by-Step Methods)…………………(3 hours)
Systems with Distributed Mass and Elasticity…………………………………………...(3 hours)
 
* Final Exam

Course Materials