## COURSE OBJECTIVES

To study and visualize the different ways of vibration occurances in mechanical equipments and how to control it, i.e. whirling of shafts, spring damper systems etc.

## COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)

CLO-1: Measure different mechanical properties like moment of inertia, radius of gyration, natural frequencies of different systems etc. with some confidence and proficiency. (P4)
CLO-2: Investigate oscillations of different systems like simple and compound pendulum, damped and un-damped system frequencies of experimental data by computing derived quantities from the measured values. (C4)

## COURSE CONTENTS

1. Simple Pendulum
• Experiment #01
• To study and investigate the properties (Time period and natural frequency) of a simple pendulum.

2. Compound Pendulum

• Experiment #02
• To investigate the oscillation of a compound pendulum and determine the time period of a compound pendulum.

3. Mass Spring System

• Experiment #03
• To study the different characteristics of a mass spring system and verify simple mass-spring system theory.

4. Spiral Spring Rotating Mass System

• Experiment #04
• To determine the stiffness and natural frequency of a spiral spring-rotating mass system by varying sliding mass positions.

5. Whirling of Shafts

• Experiment #05
• To study whirling in rotating shafts and determine the fundamental frequency and the second Harmonic frequency of a rotating shaft.

6. Universal Vibration System

• Experiment #06
• Determination of Natural Frequencies of Free Un-Damped Oscillations.
• Experiment #07
• To study the effect of damping on the decay behavior of the spring-mass system and calculate the damping coefficient of the system.
• Experiment #08
• Estimation of the natural frequency of Forced oscillations and verification of resonance condition.

7. Bifilar and Trifilar Suspension System

• Experiment #09
• Determination of mass moment of inertia of a rectangular bar, solid disc and hollow cylinder using torsional vibrations.

8. Static and Dynamic Balancing

• Experiment #10
• Static and Dyanamic balancing of simple two mass system and three mass system.

9. Clutch Plates

• Experiment #11
•  To investigate the behavior of flat clutch plates.

10. Cam Follower Mechanism

• Experiment #12
• Study of Cam-follower mechanism.

11. Mechanisms

• Experiment #13
• To study the characteristics of various mechanism.
• Four Bar Mechanism
• Crank Connecting Rod Mechanism
• Whit-worth quick return mechanism