By the end of the course the students will:

understand the different forms of the mathematical models of linear structures

know how to make modal analysis of multi degree of freedom damped and undamped systems

understand and handle reduced mathematical models of large structures

learn the tools to compare theoretical and experimental modal data and frequency response functions

learn structural coupling/decoupling and structural modification methods for large structures

learn how to determine modal models of MDOF systems

learn how to mak experimental modal analysis of nonlinear systems