University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Vm 240: Introduction to Dynamics and Vibrations

Course description: Energy methods; buckling of columns, including approximate methods; bending of beams of asymmetrical cross-section; shear center and torsion of thin-walled sections; membrane stresses in axisymmetric shells; elastic-plastic bending and torsion; axisymmetric bending of circular plates.
Credit hours: 4 credits
Pre-requisites: Vp 140 or Vp 160, preceded or accompanied by Vv256 or Vv286.
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