• Technology & Engineering

Formulas for Dynamics, Acoustics and Vibration

Author: Robert D. Blevins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119038111
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 464
View: 2064
Over 1000 formulas for solving vibration problems in engineering in dynamics acoustics and vibration are presented in 60 tables for quick reference. The formulas allow a specialist or non-specialist equally well to access 200 years of accumulated knowledge and solutions for dynamics, acoustics and vibration. It also lets the reader to calculate the dynamic response of structural, acoustic, and fluids systems and quickly feed back the results into a design or solve the cause of a troublesome noise or vibration problem without resorting to numerical simulations. The presentation of formulas relates design and loads to response in a simple way that numerical solutions lack. Moreover classically based formulas have a new application—to check the results of numerical and computer solutions. The formulas for dynamic analysis are in a table. The text has examples, explanation, and derivations. Chapter 1 provides definitions, symbols, units, and geometric properties. Chapter 2 has dynamics of point masses and rigid bodies. Chapters 3 through 5 provide natural frequencies and mode shapes for elastic beams, plates, shells, and spring-mass systems. Chapter 6 provides fluid and acoustic solutions to the wave equation. Chapter 7 has formulas for the response of elastic structures to sinusoidal, transient, and random loads. Chapter 8 gives properties of structural solids and fluids. Appendices present approximate and numerical methods for natural frequency and time-history analysis. The algebraic formulas are simple enough that a beginner can calculate the results – no calculus is required.

    • Science

Applied Fluid Dynamics Handbook

Author: Robert D. Blevins
Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781575241821
Category: Science
Page: 558
View: 8062
This handbook provides a summary of theoretical, experimental, and statistical data on fluid flows. The text makes extensive use of tables and graphics so that engineers students, and researchers can rapidly locate accurate and up-to-date data. The emphasis is on applied fluid dynamics, in particular practical problems such as fluid dynamic drag, pipe and duct flow, and nozzles and diffusers, which have direct practical applications.

    • Science

Flow-induced Vibration

Author: Robert D. Blevins
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781575241838
Category: Science
Page: 477
View: 1101
Focuses on applications for offshore platforms and piping; and, wind-induced vibration of buildings, bridges, and towers. This title also focuses on acoustic and mechanical vibration of heat exchangers, power lines, and process ducting.

    • Technology & Engineering

Vibration Analysis for Electronic Equipment

Author: Dave S. Steinberg
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN: 9780471376859
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 440
View: 1792
This book deals with the analysis of various types of vibration environments that can lead to the failure of electronic systems or components.

    • Science

Fatigue of Structures and Materials

Author: J. Schijve
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402068089
Category: Science
Page: 623
View: 850
Fatigue of structures and materials covers a wide scope of different topics. The purpose of the present book is to explain these topics, to indicate how they can be analyzed, and how this can contribute to the designing of fatigue resistant structures and to prevent structural fatigue problems in service. Chapter 1 gives a general survey of the topic with brief comments on the signi?cance of the aspects involved. This serves as a kind of a program for the following chapters. The central issues in this book are predictions of fatigue properties and designing against fatigue. These objectives cannot be realized without a physical and mechanical understanding of all relevant conditions. In Chapter 2 the book starts with basic concepts of what happens in the material of a structure under cyclic loads. It illustrates the large number of variables which can affect fatigue properties and it provides the essential background knowledge for subsequent chapters. Different subjects are presented in the following main parts: • Basic chapters on fatigue properties and predictions (Chapters 2–8) • Load spectra and fatigue under variable-amplitude loading (Chapters 9–11) • Fatigue tests and scatter (Chapters 12 and 13) • Special fatigue conditions (Chapters 14–17) • Fatigue of joints and structures (Chapters 18–20) • Fiber-metal laminates (Chapter 21) Each chapter presents a discussion of a speci?c subject.

    • Technology & Engineering

Resonant MEMS

Fundamentals, Implementation, and Application
Author: Oliver Brand,Isabelle Dufour,Stephen Heinrich,Fabien Josse
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 352767635X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 512
View: 7754
Part of the AMN book series, this book covers the principles, modeling and implementation as well as applications of resonant MEMS from a unified viewpoint. It starts out with the fundamental equations and phenomena that govern the behavior of resonant MEMS and then gives a detailed overview of their implementation in capacitive, piezoelectric, thermal and organic devices, complemented by chapters addressing the packaging of the devices and their stability. The last part of the book is devoted to the cutting-edge applications of resonant MEMS such as inertial, chemical and biosensors, fluid properties sensors, timing devices and energy harvesting systems.

    • Science

Preventing thermal cycling and vibration failures in electronic equipment

Author: Dave S. Steinberg
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN: 9780471357292
Category: Science
Page: 282
View: 8644
This book deals with the packaging of electronic equipment to prevent damage from vibration and exposure to large variations in temperature.

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Dynamics of Fixed Marine Structures

Author: N. D. P. Barltrop,A. J. Adams
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 1483162559
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 784
View: 3035
Dynamics of Fixed Marine Structures, Third Edition proves guidance on the dynamic design of fixed structures subject to wave and current action. The text is an update of the ""UR8"" design guide ""Dynamics of Marine Structures"" with discussion of foundations, wind turbulence, offshore installations, earthquakes, and strength and fatigue. The book employs analytical methods of static and dynamic structural analysis techniques, particularly the statistical and spectral methods when applied to loading and in the calculating dynamic responses. The statistical methods are explained when used to wave, wind, and earthquake calculations, together with the problems encountered in actual applications. Of importance to fixed offshore platforms are the soil properties and foundation covering soil behavior, site investigation, testing, seabed stability, gravity structures, and the use of single piles. Methods of forecasting, measuring, and modeling of waves and currents are also presented in offshore structure construction. Basic hydrodynamics is explained in understanding wave theory, and some description is given to forecasting of environmental conditions that will affect the structures. The effects of vortex-induced vibrations on the structure are explained, and the three methods that can prevent vortex-induced oscillations are given. Wind turbulence or wind loads are analyzed against short natural period or long natural periods of structures. The transportation of offshore platforms, installation, and pile driving, including examples of the applications found in the book, are given as well. The guide is helpful for offshore engineers, designers of inshore jetties, clients needing design and analysis work, specialists related to offshore structural engineering, and students in offshore engineering.

    • Technology & Engineering

Model Predictive Vibration Control

Efficient Constrained MPC Vibration Control for Lightly Damped Mechanical Structures
Author: Gergely Takács,Boris Rohaľ-Ilkiv
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1447123336
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 518
View: 8997
Real-time model predictive controller (MPC) implementation in active vibration control (AVC) is often rendered difficult by fast sampling speeds and extensive actuator-deformation asymmetry. If the control of lightly damped mechanical structures is assumed, the region of attraction containing the set of allowable initial conditions requires a large prediction horizon, making the already computationally demanding on-line process even more complex. Model Predictive Vibration Control provides insight into the predictive control of lightly damped vibrating structures by exploring computationally efficient algorithms which are capable of low frequency vibration control with guaranteed stability and constraint feasibility. In addition to a theoretical primer on active vibration damping and model predictive control, Model Predictive Vibration Control provides a guide through the necessary steps in understanding the founding ideas of predictive control applied in AVC such as: · the implementation of computationally efficient algorithms · control strategies in simulation and experiment and · typical hardware requirements for piezoceramics actuated smart structures. The use of a simple laboratory model and inclusion of over 170 illustrations provides readers with clear and methodical explanations, making Model Predictive Vibration Control the ideal support material for graduates, researchers and industrial practitioners with an interest in efficient predictive control to be utilized in active vibration attenuation.

    • Technology & Engineering

Liquid Sloshing Dynamics

Theory and Applications
Author: Raouf A. Ibrahim
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139444132
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: N.A
View: 8322
The problem of liquid sloshing in moving or stationary containers remains of great concern to aerospace, civil, and nuclear engineers; physicists; designers of road tankers and ship tankers; and mathematicians. Beginning with the fundamentals of liquid sloshing theory, this book takes the reader systematically from basic theory to advanced analytical and experimental results in a self-contained and coherent format. The book is divided into four sections. Part I deals with the theory of linear liquid sloshing dynamics; Part II addresses the nonlinear theory of liquid sloshing dynamics, Faraday waves, and sloshing impacts; Part III presents the problem of linear and nonlinear interaction of liquid sloshing dynamics with elastic containers and supported structures; and Part IV considers the fluid dynamics in spinning containers and microgravity sloshing. This book will be invaluable to researchers and graduate students in mechanical and aeronautical engineering, designers of liquid containers, and applied mathematicians.

    • Science

Dynamic Analysis and Failure Modes of Simple Structures

Author: Daniel Schiff
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471635055
Category: Science
Page: 354
View: 2588
Offers practical coverage of vibration stresses and stress-induced displacements, isolation of sensitive components, and evaluation of elastic instability, fatigue and fracture as potential failure modes that arise in mechanical designs and aerospace. The approach taken is particularly useful in the early design stage--the physical problem is defined via known paramaters and a methodology is given for determining the unknown quantities and relating them to specified limiting values and failure modes to obtain an acceptable design. Many of the calculations can be performed on a PC or programmable calculator.

    • Science

Handbook of Acoustics

Author: Malcolm J. Crocker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471252931
Category: Science
Page: 1461
View: 530
Acoustical engineers, researchers, architects, and designers need a comprehensive, single-volume reference that provides quick and convenient access to important information, answers and questions on a broad spectrum of topics, and helps solve the toughest problems in acoustical design and engineering. The Handbook of Acoustics meets that need. It offers concise coverage of the science and engineering of acoustics and vibration. In more than 100 clearly written chapters, experts from around the world share their knowledge and expertise in topics ranging from basic aerodynamics and jet noise to acoustical signal processing, and from the interaction of fluid motion and sound to infrasound, ultrasonics, and quantum acoustics. Topics covered include: * General linear acoustics * Nonlinear acoustics and cavitation * Aeroacoustics and atmospheric sound * Mechanical vibrations and shock * Statistical methods in acoustics * Architectural acoustics * Physiological acoustics * Underwater sound * Ultrasonics, quantum acoustics, and physical aspects of sound * Noise: its effects and control * Acoustical signal processing * Psychological acoustics * Speech communication * Music and musical acoustics * Acoustical measurements and instrumentation * Transducers The Handbook of Acoustics belongs on the reference shelf of every engineer, architect, research scientist, or designer with a professional interest in the propagation, control, transmission, and effects of sound.

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Civil Engineering Formulas

Author: Tyler G. Hicks
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071614702
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 416
View: 778
Instant Access to Civil Engineering Formulas Fully updated and packed with more than 500 new formulas, this book offers a single compilation of all essential civil engineering formulas and equations in one easy-to-use reference. Practical, accurate data is presented in USCS and SI units for maximum convenience. Follow the calculation procedures inside Civil Engineering Formulas, Second Edition, and get precise results with minimum time and effort. Each chapter is a quick reference to a well-defined topic, including: Beams and girders Columns Piles and piling Concrete structures Timber engineering Surveying Soils and earthwork Building structures Bridges and suspension cables Highways and roads Hydraulics, drams, and waterworks Power-generation wind turbines Stormwater Wastewater treatment Reinforced concrete Green buildings Environmental protection

Mechanical Vibrations

Author: Singiresu S. Rao
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780134361307
Page: 1126
View: 4648
Mechanical Vibrations, 6/e is ideal for undergraduate courses in Vibration Engineering. Retaining the style of its previous editions, this text presents the theory, computational aspects, and applications of vibrations in as simple a manner as possible. With an emphasis on computer techniques of analysis, it gives expanded explanations of the fundamentals, focusing on physical significance and interpretation that build upon students' previous experience. Each self-contained topic fully explains all concepts and presents the derivations with complete details. Numerous examples and problems illustrate principles and concepts.

    • Technology & Engineering

Spectral Element Method in Structural Dynamics

Author: Usik Lee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470823750
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 320
View: 8888
Spectral Element Method in Structural Dynamics is a concise and timely introduction to the spectral element method (SEM) as a means of solving problems in structural dynamics, wave propagations, and other related fields. The book consists of three key sections. In the first part, background knowledge is set up for the readers by reviewing previous work in the area and by providing the fundamentals for the spectral analysis of signals. In the second part, the theory of spectral element method is provided, focusing on how to formulate spectral element models and how to conduct spectral element analysis to obtain the dynamic responses in both frequency- and time-domains. In the last part, the applications of SEM to various structural dynamics problems are introduced, including beams, plates, pipelines, axially moving structures, rotor systems, multi-layered structures, smart structures, composite laminated structures, periodic lattice structures, blood flow, structural boundaries, joints, structural damage, and impact forces identifications, as well as the SEM-FEM hybrid method. Presents all aspects of SEM in one volume, both theory and applications Helps students and professionals master associated theories, modeling processes, and analysis methods Demonstrates where and how to apply SEM in practice Introduces real-world examples across a variety of structures Shows how models can be used to evaluate the accuracy of other solution methods Cross-checks against solutions obtained by conventional FEM and other solution methods Comes with downloadable code examples for independent practice Spectral Element Method in Structural Dynamics can be used by graduate students of aeronautical, civil, naval architectures, mechanical, structural and biomechanical engineering. Researchers in universities, technical institutes, and industries will also find the book to be a helpful reference highlighting SEM applications to various engineering problems in areas of structural dynamics, wave propagations, and other related subjects. The book can also be used by students, professors, and researchers who want to learn more efficient and more accurate computational methods useful for their research topics from all areas of engineering, science and mathematics, including the areas of computational mechanics and numerical methods.

    • Engineering mathematics

Finite Element Procedures

Author: Klaus-Jürgen Bathe
Publisher: Klaus-Jurgen Bathe
ISBN: 9780979004902
Category: Engineering mathematics
Page: 1037
View: 6185

    • Technology & Engineering

Bramwell's Helicopter Dynamics

Author: A. R. S. Bramwell,David Balmford,George Done
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080528309
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 416
View: 4651
Since the original publication of 'Bramwell's Helicopter Dynamics' in 1976, this book has become the definitive text on helicopter dynamics and a fundamental part of the study of the behaviour of helicopters. This new edition builds on the strengths of the original and hence the approach of the first edition is retained. The authors provide a comprehensive overview of helicopter aerodynamics, stability, control, structural dynamics, vibration, aeroelastic and aeromechanical stability. As such, Bramwell's Helicopter Dynamics is essential for all those in aeronautical engineering. THE single volume comprehensive guide for anyone working with helicopters Written by leading worldwide experts in the field