Module Title:   Engineering Vibration

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG4080M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Materials and Medical (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr K Hussain

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To study the fundamentals of vibration and vibration control of single and multi-degrees of freedom mechanical systems both analytically and via the use of computer methods.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Teaching methods include group lectures, supported by problem solving classes. CAE tools are used to analyse vibration problems. Supplementary assessment is to repair deficiency in original submission.

Lectures:   18.00          Directed Study:   74.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

know the fundamental principles of vibration and be able to derive the governing equations of motion of multi-degrees of freedom vibratory systems.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

2.1 relate analytical and computer representation to the design, modelling and analysis of vibratory system
2.2 use CAE tool for the design, analysis and control of vibratory systems.
2.3 critically interpret and eliminate vibratory motions of engineering systems

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1. Transfer vibration analysis skills to various engineering applications; 2. Apply Scientific methods for analysing rigid body dynamic characteristics;

  Examination - closed book 2.00 70%
  Coursework   30%
  Group project using CAE tools to analyse vibrational problem

Outline Syllabus:
(1) Single and multi-degrees of freedom dynamic systems: free vibrations; natural frequencies and mode shapes; harmonic excitations; general forcing functions; energy method; torsional vibration.(2) Lagrange`s equations of motion. (3) Vibrations control: vibration isolation; vibration absorption; balancing. (4) Continuous systems. (5) Numerical methods for vibration analysis: finite element method; finite difference method. (6) Single & multi-cylinder engines: combustions forces; inertia forces; engine harmonics; balancing. (7) Active vibration control. (8) Applications using CAE tools: modal frequencies of automobile suspension, multi-story buildings, pitch and bounce motion, driveline vibration, balancing of rotating machinery.

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