Carnegie Mellon University

Special Topics: Fundamental Concepts and Methods of Structural Mechanics

Course Number: 12-676

This course will cover topics including an Introduction to Structural Dynamics, consisting of single degree-of-freedom systems, linear multi-degree-of-freedom systems, and relevant properties of symmetric matrices; Wave Propagation, consisting of Elements of Linear Elasticity, Formulation of Wave Propagation Problems, and Mathematical Aspects of Equations Relevant to Wave Propagation; and Elements of numerical methods applied to structural dynamics and wave propagation (if time permits).

Semester(s): Fall
Units: 12