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Writen By Ateam of internationally recognized experts, this comprehensive resourse provides all the information you need to design, analyze, install, and maintain systems subject to mechanical shock and vibrarion. The book covers theory, instrumentation, measurment, testing, control methodoligies, and practical applications.

Author Biography

Cyril M. Harris, the Charles Batchelor Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University, is a member of both the National Academy of Science and the National Academy of Engineering.

Allan G. Piersol is an engineer specializing in analysis of data from, and the design of structures for shock, vibration, and acoustical environments.

Thomas L. Paez is a distinguished member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, specializing in probabilistic structural dynamics and validation of mathematical models.


Table of Contents

Contributorsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Introduction to the Handbookp. 1
Basic Vibration Theoryp. 2
Vibration of a Resiliently Supported Rigid Bodyp. 3
Nonlinear Vibrationp. 4
Self-Excited Vibrationp. 5
Dynamic Vibration Absorbers and Auxiliary Mass Dampersp. 6
Vibration of Systems Having Distributed Mass and Elasticityp. 7
Transient Response to Step and Pulse Functionsp. 8
Mechanical Impedance/Mobilityp. 9
Shock and Vibration Transducersp. 10
Calibration of Shock and Vibration Transducersp. 11
Strain Gage Instrumentationp. 12
Shock and Vibration Data Acquisitionp. 13
Vibration Analyzers and Their Usep. 14
Measurement Techniquesp. 15
Condition Monitoring of Machineryp. 16
Shock and Vibration Standardsp. 17
Test Criteria and Specificationsp. 18
Vibration Data Analysisp. 19
Shock Data AnalysisSheldon Rubinp. 20
Experimental Modal Analysisp. 21
Matrix Methods of Analysisp. 22
Finite Element Methods of Analysisp. 23
Statistical Energy Analysisp. 24
Vibration Testing Machinesp. 25
Digital Control Systems for Vibration Testing Machinesp. 26
Shock Testing Machinesp. 27
Pyroshock Testingp. 28
Vibration of Structures Induced by Ground Motionp. 29
Vibration of Structures Induced by Fluid Flowp. 30
Vibration of Structures Induced by Windp. 31
Vibration of Structures Induced by Soundp. 32
Engineering Properties of Metalsp. 33
Engineering Properties of Compositesp. 34
Material and Slip Dampingp. 35
Applied Damping Treatmentsp. 36
Torsional Vibration in Reciprocating and Rotating Machinesp. 37
Theory of Shock and Vibration Isolationp. 38
Shock and Vibration Isolation Systemsp. 39
Equipment Designp. 40
Human Response to Shock and Vibrationp. 41
Index follows Chapterp. 41
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