Theory of Vibration With Applications – William Thomson – 5th Edition


A thorough treatment of theory and its , from simple degree to multi degree-of-freedom . Focuses on the physical aspects of the mathematical concepts necessary to describe the vibration phenomena. Provides many example applications to typical faced by practicing . Includes a chapter on , and an accompanying disk with four basic Fortran programs covering most of the calculations encountered in vibration problems.

Table of Contents

1. Oscillatory Motion.
2. Free Vibration.
3. Harmonically Excited Vibration.
4. Transient Vibration.
5. Systems with Two or More Degrees of Freedom.
6. Properties of Vibrating Systems.
7. Lagrange's Equation.
8. Computational Methods.
9.Vibration of Continuous Systems.
10. Introduction to the Finite Element Method.
11. Mode-Summation Procedures for Continuous Systems.
12. Classical Methods.
13. Random Vibrations
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