Mechanical Vibration and Shock Analysis, 5Volume Set, 2nd EditionISBN: 9781848211216
2144 pages
July 2009, WileyISTE

1. The necessity.
2. Basic mechanics.
3. Response of a linear onedegreeoffreedom mechanical system to an arbitrary excitation.
4. Impulse and step responses.
5. Sinusoidal vibration.
6. Response of a linear singledegreeoffreedom mechanical system to a sinusoidal excitation.
7. Nonviscous damping.
8. Swept sine.
9. Response of a onedegreeoffreedom linear system to a swept sine vibration.
Mechanical Vibration & Shock, Volume 2, Mechanical Shock, 2nd Edition.
1.Shock analysis.
2. Shock response spectrum.
3. Properties of shock response spectra.
4. Development of shock test specifications.
5. Kinematics of simple shocks.
6. Standard shock machines.
7. Generation of shocks using shakers.
8. Control of a shaker using a shock response spectrum.
9. Simulation of pyroshocks.
Mechanical Vibration & Shock, Volume 3, Random Vibration, 2nd Edition.
1. Statistical properties of a random process.
2. Properties of random vibration in the frequency domain.
3. RMS value of random vibration.
4. Practical calculation of power spectral density.
5. Statistical properties of random vibration in the time domain.
6. Probability distribution of maxima of random vibration.
7. Statistics of extreme values.
8. Response of a onedegreeoffreedom linear system to random vibration.
9. Characteristics of the response of a onedegreeoffreedom linear system to random vibration.
10. First passage at a given level of response of a onedegreeoffreedom linear system to a random vibration.
Mechanical Vibration & Shock, Volume 4, Fatigue Damage, 2nd Edition.
1. Concepts of material fatigue.
2. Accumulation of fatigue damage.
3. Counting methods for analyzing random time history.
4. Fatigue damage undergone by a onedegreeoffreedom mechanical system.
5. Standard deviation of fatigue damage.
6. Fatigue damage using other assumptions for calculation.
7. Low cycle fatigue.
8. Fracture mechanics.
Mechanical Vibration & Shock, Volume 5, Specification Development, 2nd Edition.
1. Extreme response spectrum of a sinusoidal vibration.
2. Extreme response spectrum of a random vibration.
3. Fatigue damage spectrum of a sinusoidal vibration.
4. Fatigue damage spectrum of a random vibration.
5. Fatigue damage spectrum of a shock.
6. Influence of calculation parameters of the E.R.S. and F.D.S.
7. Tests and standards.
8. Uncertainty factor.
9. Ageing factor.
10. Test factor.
11. Specification development.
12. Influence of calculation parameters of the specification.
13. Other uses of extreme response, upcrossing risk and fatigue.