Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 8. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. FMEF05 overlap following cours/es: FME110, FME110 och FMEN10. Optional for: F3, F3tf, I3pu, M4, M4fo, M4mo, M4pu, Pi4, Pi4bs. Course coordinator: Associate Prof. Per Lidström,, Mekanik. Prerequisites: Basic courses in engineering mechanics, linear algebra and analysis. Assessment: Hand in exercises and written exam. Home page:

The aim of the course is to:

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Vibrations in n-degree of freedom systems. Damping mechanisms. Gyroscopic forces. Modal analysis (classical normal modes, complex modes). Transfer functions. Transient response. Continuous systems and wave propagation. Vibration damping and vibration isolation. Applications including the numerical analysis of mechanical vibrations.

M. Géradin &D. Rixen. Mechanical Vibrations. John Wiley & Sons.
Lidström, P: Lecture notes on Mechanical Vibrations.