Course syllabus

Mekaniska vibrationer
Mechanical Vibrations

FMEN11, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2019/20
Decided by: PLED M
Date of Decision: 2019-03-27

General Information

Elective for: BME4, F4, F4-bem, M4-bem, Pi4-bem
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The aim of the course is that the student aquire:


Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must


Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Vibrations in n-degree of freedom systems. Free vibrations and forced vibrations. 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. Examples of numerical analysis of mechanical vibrations. Industrial applications.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Hand in exercises and written exam.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Required prior knowledge: Basic courses in Engineering Mechanics, Linear Algebra and Calculus.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: FMEF05, FMEN10

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Univ. lektor Kristina Nilsson,
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