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syllabus - SE101C MAE130C Spring 2010 MECHANICS III...

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SE–101C/ MAE–130C MECHANICS III: VIBRATIONS Dr. Van Den Einde Spring 2010 Page 1 CLASS OBJECTIVE SE101C/MAE130C is designed to teach free and forced vibrations of undamped and damped one-degree of freedom systems; vibration isolation, analysis of discrete MDOF systems using matrix representation and normal mode matrix formulation, Lagranges’s equations, modal superposition for analysis of continuous vibrating systems, and introduction to the numerical analysis of complex systems. CLASS CONDUCT Class Hours: Lectures – Tuesdays/Thursdays, 11:00 am - 12:20 pm, Center Hall, Rm. 214 4 th Hour Lecture – Wednesdays, 8:00-8:50 am, HSS, Rm. 1330 Prerequisites: C- or better in Mathematics 20F, SE 101A (or MAE 130A), SE 101B (or MAE 130B), and SE 110A (or MAE 131A). Understanding of integral and differential calculus, differential equations, engineering statics and dynamics, basic solid mechanics. Required Text: Mechanical Vibrations, by Singiresu S. Rao, Fourth Edition, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 2003. ISBN#: 0130489875 Course Website: Lectures, homework solutions, and other course materials will be posted at http://webct.ucsd.edu/ Method of Assessment and Evaluation: Homework & Assignments 15%, Midterms 50% (4 total), Final 35% Raw scores will be curved at the end of the course, in a manner to be determined by the Instructor, such that the class mean equates to roughly a B-. A grade of F may be assigned to a student not meeting the curved minimum criterion for a D, subject to review and judgment by the Instructor. Office Hours: Name & Contact Info Office Hours Location Dr. Lelli Van Den Einde, Instructor (858) 822-2188, [email protected] Wed 9:00 – 10:30 am (or by appointment) UCtr 409 #142 Sam Lee, TA [email protected] Mon, 3:00 – 4:00pm U409 TA Office #140 Michael Daneshvar, TA [email protected] Wed, 3:00 - 4:00pm U409 TA Office #140 Herman Wong, TA [email protected] Tues, 3:30 – 4:30 pm Rm. 105, EBU-II Assignments: Homework (10%): Homework assignments will be uploaded to WebCT at least 1 week prior to due dates listed in the class syllabus. Assignments are due at the beginning of the Wednesday 4 th hour. There is no such thing as late homework . Boxes will be provided outside Dr. VDE’s office to pick up “graded” assignments. Please pick up your assignments in a timely fashion. Multiple pages must be stapled together and use of Engineering Paper (available at the bookstore) is recommended. Working together on homework problems is encouraged as long as it is clear that
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