Postgraduate Studies Courses Resilient Materials, Structures and Geotechnical Infrastructures
Dynamic Analysis of Structures by the Finite Element Method
Instructor: Karabalis Dimitrios
Course code: A16105
Course content:

  • Formulation of the equations of motion
  • Stiffness, mass and damping matrices for trusses, frames, plates and 3-D solids
  • Free vibration
  • Modal analysis and synthesis
  • Forced motion and seismic loads
  • Time domain solutions
  • Convergence and accuracy of the finite element method
  • Examples of seismic response of structures and fluid-structure-soil interaction

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