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Intermediate Level

Some background in Mechanical Engineering is necessary

Approx. 6 hours to complete
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Intermediate Level

Some background in Mechanical Engineering is necessary

Approx. 6 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

SIMPLE WAVES

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 56 min)
8 videos
1.0 Welcome to the course2m
1.1 About waves and vibrations4m
1.2 Continuous solid systems7m
1.3 Continuous fluid systems12m
1.4 Non-dispersive waves9m
1.5 Sound and tsunamis11m
1.6 Research topics: Aeroacoustics4m
1 practice exercise
Week 1
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

COMPLEX WAVES

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 55 min)
6 videos
2.2 Beams and ship waves8m
2.3 Guided waves10m
2.4 Seismic waves10m
2.5 Lab session : wave flume6m
2.6 Research topic: ship wakes5m
1 practice exercise
Week 2
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

MODES

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 52 min)
6 videos
3.2 Modes9m
3.3 Mode orthogonality9m
3.4 Modal superposition10m
3.5 Lab session: waves and modes5m
3.6 Research topic : shocks in bars9m
1 practice exercise
Week 3
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

MORE MODES

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 54 min)
6 videos
4.2 Sloshing modes7m
4.3 Acoustic modes8m
4.4 Modes of structures9m
4.5 Lab session: moving a building9m
4.6 Research topic: new loudspeakers9m
1 practice exercise
Week 4

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