CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #3
due 12 September 2014, Friday, 2:30 PM
1) List three obvious and three not so obvious dynamic systems you see around. What are the different parts
that make each
CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #12
due 5 December 2014, Friday, 2:30pm
1) Helios satellite in space has a Sun-monitoring antenna system made of two external antennas, as shown
below. The heavier
CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #8
due 24 October 2014, Friday, 2:30pm
1) On 17 January 1994, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The epicenter of the
earthquake was
CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #10
due 7 November 2014, Friday, 2:30pm
1) Consider the structure shown below. It is a single-story structure with a floor hanging from the roof slab. Assume
that s
CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #11
due 14 November 2014, Monday, 2:30pm
1) An undamped SDOF structure with rigid mass m1 and stiffness k1 is subject to harmonic base excitation (see figure
below)
CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #9
due 31 October 2014, Friday, 2:30pm
1) Derive the equations of motion for the three-story frame structure with lumped masses as shown
below. Consider the beams t
CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #5
due 26 September 2014, Friday, 2:30 PM
1)
On a nice weekend day, while you are riding your bicycle around in West Lafayette you make a wrong turn and
end up ridi
CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #4
due 19 September 2014, Friday, 2:30 PM
1) Using the free-vibration data given on the course website http:/engineering.purdue.edu/~ce573, find the
fundamental per
CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #6
due 3 October 2014, Friday, 2:30pm
1) During of the mission of the space shuttle Discovery, astronauts had to repair a malfunctioning
satellite. They examined th
CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #2
due 5 September 2014, Friday, 2:30 PM
1) Using the simple numerical approach we used in class, carry out numerical experiments to do the following.
a.
Find the r
CE 573 Structural Dynamics
Homework #1
due 29 August 2014, Friday, 2:30pm
1) A beam is found to deflect inches under the point of application of a static load W. It is also found that the
magnitude of