ENGRCEE 245 Experimental Modal Analysis (2015-2016)

ENGRCEE 245 Experimental Modal Analysis

(Not required for any major.)
Catalog Data:

ENGRCEE 245 Experimental Modal Analysis (Credit Units: 4) A thorough coverage of modal analysis techniques including digital signal processing concepts, structural dynamics theory, modal parameter estimation techniques, and application of modal measurement methods suitable for practical vibration analysis problems. Prerequisite: CEE247. Graduate students only. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0863802188.

Recommended Textbook:
None
References:
None
Coordinator:
Maria Feng
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic
  • Structural dynamics
Lecture Topics:
  • Week 1 – Introduction, Important Concepts
  • Week 2 –Fourier Transform and LaPlace Transform
  • Week 3 – Digital Signal Processing
  • Week 4 – Important Functions
  • Week 5 – Lab Demonstration and Signal Processing Experiments
  • Week 6 – Experimental Modal Analysis Theory
  • Week 7 – Excitation and Response Measurement
  • Week 8 – Modal Parameter Estimation
  • Week 9 – System Identification
  • Week 10 – Lab Demonstration and Modal Testing Experiments
Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

Matlab required.

Laboratory Projects:

Yes

Professional Component
Design Content Description
Approach:
Lectures:
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework: 10%
  • Midterm Exam: 20%
  • Project: 35%
  • Final Exam: 35%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

Prepared:
August 6, 2014
Senate Approved:
May 7, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr