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Unformatted text preview: 2 2 2 2 1 1 o n n n o n Q / k Force due to the free part = k sin t / Q / k Force due to the forced part = k sin t / ϖ    Problem #2. Consider the figure below that describes a vibrating system with damping. The foundation weighs 800 kN, where the foundation and the soil mass are idealized as a massspringdashpot system. Assume that the spring constant is 200,000 kN/m, and the dashpot coefficient is 2,340 kNs/m. The foundation is subject to a vertical earthquake force Q = Q o sinωt where Q o = 25 kN and ω = 100 radians/second. a) Redo the figure in AutoCAD with pastel colors. b) Determine the critical damping coefficient c c . c) Determine the damping ratio. d) Determine the logarithmic decrement. e) The damped natural frequency. f) Determine the amplitude of the vertical vibration. g) Determine the maximum dynamic force transmitted to the subgrade....
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2011 for the course CEG 5065c taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at FIU.
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