Dynamic Response of Structures
Provide doctoral candidates with knowledge of dynamics of structures, to support the doctoral thesis.
Transmit essential concepts regarding the assessment of behavior of structural systems under action of dynamic loads.
Develop the correlation capacity between model and calculation objectives, the model and real behavior of the constituent materials and methods of problem solving
Acquire basic engineering culture in the area of specialization
Corneliu Cismasiu, Ildi Cismasiu
Weekly - Available soon
Total - 28
To be admitted to PhD study cylce
Presentation of conceptual material, data distribution and suggestion for further readings.
Regular meetings for discussion of progress and illustration with benchmark problems.
Continuous assessment through weekly meetings between officials and candidates. Evaluation report on overall activities that include the presentation of results for problems suggested.
Modeling of structural response dynamics: continuous systems and discrete. Damping and constitutive laws. Non-linear systems 1 GDL - equations of motion and characterisation. Numerical Integration of equations of motion. Spectra of linear response and importance of ductility.
Spectral modal response. Characterization of dynamic actions: earthquakes, wind, explosion and operation of machines. Special issues: interaction soil-structure; base isolation; vibrations induced by human activities; hydrodynamic action; energy. dissipators
Course structure and content is subject to change