Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103065732006Nonlinear VibrationsElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching the fundamentals of nonlinear vibrations
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Aysun BALTACI
Learning Outcomes
1Understanding Nonlinear Vibration Problem
2To learn Numerical Methods in Nonlinear Vibrations
3To learn Exact Methods
4To learn Subharmonic and Superharmonic Oscillations
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to Nonlinear Vibration Problem, Exact Methods, Subharmonic and Superharmonic Oscillations, Systems with Time-Dependent Coefficients, Stability of Equilibrium States, Numerical Methods in Nonlinear Vibrations
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to Nonlinear Vibration Problem
2Exact Methods
3Exact Methods
4Subharmonic Oscillations
5Superharmonic Oscillations
6Systems with Time-Dependent Coefficients
7Systems with Time-Dependent Coefficients
8Systems with Time-Dependent Coefficients
9Applications
10Applications
11Midterm Exam
12Stability of Equilibrium States
13Stability of Equilibrium States
14Numerical Methods in Nonlinear Vibrations
15Numerical Methods in Nonlinear Vibrations
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Rao, S.S., 1995. “Mechanical Vibrations”. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc. USA. Meirovitch, L., 1967. “Analitical Methods in Vibrations”. Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. New York.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination1100100
Final Examination1125125
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)225
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