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Structural Dynamics and Vibration in Practice by Douglas Thorby

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Introduction to Multi-degree-of-freedom Systems

Multi-degree-of-freedom (multi-DOF) systems are defined as those requiring two or more coordinates to describe their motion. This excludes continuous systems, which theoretically have an infinite number of freedoms. However, with the almost universal application of the finite element (FE) method, systems that would, in the past, have been treated as continuous have now become multi-DOF systems, ...

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