Course Title : Mechanical Vibrations

Course Code : MT-363

Course Duration: 1 Semester

Credit Hours: 3  

 Teacher:                                Engr, Anam Shahzadi
                                                Department of Mechanical Engineering 


Introduction to Course :

Fundamental concepts in vibration and modeling: Introduction to modeling
and analysis Introduction to mechanical vibration. Free vibration of single
degree of freedom systems: Un-damped vibration; Simple harmonic motion;
Damped vibration; Modeling: Energy and Newton's methods; Measurement
of vibration components; Design Consideration; Stability Forced harmonic

excitation of single degree of freedom systems: Un-damped vibration;
Damped vibration; Base excitation; Rotating unbalance; Coulomb damping
Vibration of single degree of freedom systems under general forcing
conditions: Impulsive inputs; Arbitrary non-periodic inputs; Arbitrary periodic
inputs; Stability Vibration of multi degree of freedom systems: Modeling,
Free un-damped vibration; Eigenvalue problem; Modal analysis; Free
damped vibration; Forced vibration Dynamic vibration absorbers; Isolators
for shock and harmonic loading.




  Textbooks to be used for the course:


Thomson W.T., and Dahleh M.D., Theory of Vibrations with
Applications, Pearson Education. (Latest Edition)
2. Palm W.J., Mechanical Vibration, Wiley Publishers. (Latest Edition)
3. Tongue B.H., Principles of Vibration, Oxford University Press. (Latest
4. Meirovitch L., Fundamentals of Vibrations, McGraw-Hill. (Latest
5. Kelly G.S., Mechanical Vibrations: Theory and Applications, CL
Engineering Publication. (Latest Edition)
6. Rao S.S., Mechanical Vibration, Prentice Hall. (Latest Edition)
7. Rao J.S., Advanced Theory of Vibration, New Age International.
(Latest Edition)
8. Mukhopadhyay M., Structural Dynamics: Vibrations and Systems,
ANE Books. (Latest Edition)
9. McConnell K.G., and Varoto P.S., Vibration Testing: Theory and
Practice, Wiley. (Latest Edition)
10. Timoshenko S., Vibration problems in engineering, Oxford University
Press. (Latest Edition)

Description of System of Evaluation (Exam, assignments etc)

1. Quiz-1:5%

2. Term Paper: 30%

3.Quiz-2 :5%

4. Assignment: 5%

5. Final Paper: 50%

6. Attendance: 5%

Key Dates and Time of Class Meetings:

Semester Start : 13 January 2020

End of Classes: 8th May 2020





11:00am to 01:30pm


Course Material