By James C. Anderson,Farzad Naeim

A concise advent to structural dynamics and earthquake engineering

Basic Structural Dynamics serves as a basic advent to the subject of structural dynamics. masking unmarried and multiple-degree-of-freedom platforms whereas delivering an creation to earthquake engineering, the publication retains the insurance succinct and on subject at a degree that's applicable for undergraduate and graduate scholars. via dozens of labored examples according to real buildings, it additionally introduces readers to MATLAB, a strong software program for fixing either basic and complicated structural dynamics problems.

Conceptually composed of 3 components, the booklet starts with the elemental strategies and dynamic reaction of single-degree-of-freedom platforms to numerous excitations. subsequent, it covers the linear and nonlinear reaction of multiple-degree-of-freedom platforms to numerous excitations. eventually, it offers with linear and nonlinear reaction of buildings subjected to earthquake flooring motions and structural dynamics-related code provisions for assessing seismic reaction of buildings. bankruptcy assurance includes:

  • Single-degree-of-freedom systems
  • Free vibration reaction of SDOF systems
  • Response to harmonic loading
  • Response to impulse loads
  • Response to arbitrary dynamic loading
  • Multiple-degree-of-freedom systems
  • Introduction to nonlinear reaction of structures
  • Seismic reaction of structures

If you are an undergraduate or graduate pupil or a practising structural or mechanical engineer who calls for a few historical past on structural dynamics and the consequences of earthquakes on buildings, Basic Structural Dynamics will speedy get you on top of things at the topic with no sacrificing very important information.

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