Course Name: Introduction to Mechanical Vibration

Course abstract

Vibration is a common phenomenon occurring in a mechanical system. For example, vibration of a rotor due to unbalanced mass, vibration of a vehicle engine at varying speed. The study of a dedicated course is required to understand the fundamental and advance concepts of mechanical vibrations for engineers and designers. This course is of basic level. It introduces fundamentals of vibration, vibration of single Degree of Freedom (DoF) system, 2-DoF and multi-DoF systems, continuous systems such as bars and beams, and whirling of shafts.

Course Instructor

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Prof. Anil Kumar

Dr Anil Kumar works as an Assistant Professor faculty in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at IIT Roorkee for more than four years. He teaches subjects like, Automatic Control, Machine Design, Vibrations and Noise, etc. to UG students. His research area belongs to semi-active rail suspension, modal identification of structures, testing of piping joints, pedestrian-structure interaction modelling.

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Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering


Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering

 Course Duration : Feb-Mar 2018

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 Enrollment : 20-Nov-2017 to 05-Feb-2018

 Exam Date : 28-Apr-2018, 29-Apr-2018