Vibration Basics

  • Jon Juel Thomsen


This chapter surveys some fundamental concepts, methods and phenomena associated with vibrations. Included only as a reference for subsequent chapters, it assumes the reader to be reasonably familiar with the topics described. The presentation will be brief, with few examples and no proofs.


Mode Shape Continuous System Rayleigh Quotient Freedom System Holonomic Constraint 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jon Juel Thomsen
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, Solid MechanicsTechnical University of DenmarkLyngbyDenmark

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