EQE 683 – Special Topics in Earthquake Engineering: Introduction to Random Vibrations with Applications in Wind and Earthquake Engineering
COURSE NO AND TITLE : EQE 683 – Special Topics in Earthquake Engineering: Introduction to Random Vibrations with Applications in Wind and Earthquake Engineering
- Characterization of random variables
- Time- and frequency-domain representations of random dynamic loads
- Dynamic response of SDOF (Single-Degree-of-Freedom) systems to random loads
- Dynamic response of MDOF (Multi-Degrees-of-Freedom) systems to random loads
- Time and frequency domain calculations of the response
- Nonlinear response to random loads
- Probabilistic description of the extreme values of response
- Failure analysis
- Applications in Earthquake Engineering
- Applications in Wind Engineering
REFERENCE TEXTBOOKS :
(Optional; course notes will be provided)
- S.H. Crandall (ed.), Random Vibration (in 2 volumes), MIT Press, 1958/1963. C.Y. Yang, Random Vibration of Structures, John Wiley & Sons, 1986.
- Y.K. Lin, Probabilistic Theory of Structural Dynamics, McGraw-Hill, 1967/1995.
- N.C. Nigam, Introduction to Random Vibrations, MIT Press, 1983.
- L Lutes & S. Sarkani, Random Vibrations: Analysis of Structural and Mechanical Systems, Elsevier, 2004.
- I. Elishakoff, Probabilistic Theory of Structures (Second Ed., paperback), Dover, 1999.