University of Calgary

ENME 699 - Vibration and Machine Dynamics - Fall 2023

Linear vibration theory: free and forced vibration of single- and multi- degree-of-freedom systems; damping in machines; vibration absorbers; experimental modal analysis. Balance of rotating machinery: sources of unbalance, rigid rotors, flexible rotors, critical speeds, balancing principles. Lagrange equations: application to mechanical systems. Signal analysis: time and frequency domain. Introduction to statistical signal analysis. Vibration measurement and analysis for condition monitoring.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (3-1T-3/2)


  • Credit for Mechanical Engineering 699 and 599 will not be allowed.


  • LEC 1TR 15:30 - 16:45
    LAB 1M 14:00 - 16:45
    LAB 2M 14:00 - 16:45
    TUT 1T 14:00 - 14:50
This course will be offered next in Fall 2024.
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