Summary and Info
Intended for introductory vibrations courses, Meirovitch offers a masterfully crafted textbook that covers all basic concepts at a level appropriate for undergraduate students. The book contains a chapter on the use of Finite Element Methods in vibrational analysis. Meirovitch uses selective worked examples to show the application of MATLAB software in this course. The author's approach challenges students with a precise and thoughtful explanations and motivates them through use of physical explanations, plentiful problems, worked-out examples, and illustrations.