Introduction to Experimental Nonlinear Dynamics
A Case Study in Mechanical Vibration
By (author) Lawrence N. Virgin
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Introduction to Experimental Nonlinear Dynamics by Lawrence N. Virgin
Book DescriptionNonlinear behavior can be found in such highly disparate areas as population biology and aircraft wing flutter. Largely because of this extensive reach, nonlinear dynamics and chaos have become very active fields of study and research. This book uses an extended case study - an experiment in mechanical vibration - to introduce and explore the subject of nonlinear behavior and chaos. Beginning with a review of basic principles, the text then describes a cart-on-a-track oscillator and shows what happens when it is gradually subjected to greater excitation, thereby encountering the full spectrum of nonlinear behavior, from simple free decay to chaos. Experimental mechanical vibration is the unifying theme as the narrative evolves from a local, linear, largely analytical foundation toward the rich and often unpredictable world of nonlinearity. Advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as practising engineers, will find this book a lively, accessible introduction to the complex world of nonlinear dynamics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521779319
(234mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lawrence N. Virgin
Vibration of Axially-Loaded Structures, Paperback (July 2012)
This 2007 book concerns the vibration and the stability of slender structural components.
Introduction to Experimental Nonlinear Dynamics, Hardback (March 2000)» View all books by Lawrence N. Virgin
A case study in mechanical vibration introduces the subject of nonlinear dynamics and chaos.
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