Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2023


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CEVE 476 001 (CRN: 15276)


Department: Civil & Environmental Engr
Instructor: Nagarajaiah, Satish
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR (21-AUG-2023 - 1-DEC-2023) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: CEVE 311 OR MECH 311 OR MECH 315
Section Max Enrollment: 20
Section Enrolled: 2
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 30
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 9
Enrollment data as of: 15-APR-2024 7:07AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
2:00PM - 5:00PM M
Description: Introduction to structural dynamic systems. Linear SDOF and MDOF discrete systems, undamped and damped systems, free and forced vibration, dynamic response to periodic and arbitrary excitations, numerical evaluation of dynamic response, response spectrum and modal analysis. Additional topics for graduate version 576: Linear systems theory, transform methods, state space methods, feedback control, observers and identification. Applications using MATLAB. Demonstrations and laboratory examples. Students will be required to do more advanced assignments and a project. Cross-list: CEVE 576, MECH 576. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for CEVE 476 if student has credit for CEVE 576.