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Master courses

Nonlinear Field Theories of Mechanics
 

Type

KV

Lecturer

Prof. Irschik

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/2.50

Exam

written exam and homework

Course content:
Fundamental concepts of non-linear continuum mechanics in a non-cartesian description, as realized in modern FE-formulations, such as ABAQUS

      

Rotordynamics
 

Type

VO

UE

Lecturer

Ass.-Prof Dr. Helmut Holl

Ass.-Prof Dr. Helmut Holl

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

1.00/1.25

Exam

oral and written exam

oral and written exam

Course content:
The students learn about models, computational modelling methods and phenomena in the field of rotor dynamics
• Introduction to the dynamics of machines, structures and rotors
• Equations of motion, discretization of simple rotating structures
• Vibration isolation
• Static and dynamic model reduction, modal and bi-modal analysis
• Jeffcott rotor, outer and inner damping, gyroscopic effect, variation oft he rotation speed, vibrations of blades
• Fluid film bearing, Magnetic bearing, rotor with crack

Computation of examples of the dynamics of machines, structures and rotors

 

Advanced Computational Methods in Mechanics
 

Type

VO

UE

Lecturer

Assist.-Prof. Dr. Alexander Humer

Assist.-Prof. Dr. Alexander Humer

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

1.00/1.25

Exam

homework, presentation of theoretical
and programmed examples, discussion

homework, presentation of theoretical
and programmed examples, discussion

Course content:
The students should get an overview about the possibilities of computational methods in mechanics and should also attain the ability to collect material about specific computational methods, to present and program them within simplified computer codes.
• Advanced computer-aided methods in mechanics
• Stress and strain measures in continuum mechanics including discussion of stress and strain rates
• Nonlinear finite element methods for structural and solid finite elements
• Advanced methods formultibody system dynamics
• Material models and basics of elasto-plasticity
• Time integration methods

      

Mechanics of Smart Structures
 

Type

VO

Lecturer

Assist.-Prof. Dr. Astrid Pechstein

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

Exam

oral

Course content

      

Advanced Strength of Materials
 

Type

VO

Lecturer

Prof. Irschik

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

Exam

written

Course content:
Fundamental concepts of the mechanics of thin-walled structures (plates, shells, thermal stresses)

      

Experimental and Numerical Methods in Mechanics
 

Type

VO

PR

Lecturer

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Holl

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Holl

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

2.00/3.00

Exam

written

active work, protocol

Course content:
The students learn the advantages and disadvantages of the discussed methods of mechanics.
• Experimental modal analysis
• Acoustic measurements, basics in acoustics
• Accuracy of the numerical and experimental methods
• Error propagation, discretisation error
• Applicaton of window functions
• Application of filters

      

Modern Trends in Engineering Mechanics
 

Type

SE

Lecturer

Prof. Irschik

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

Exam

 

Course content:
In this course modern trends in engineering mechanics will be discussed, whereat the main focus is on the discussion about trends with practical relevance.

      

Selected Topics in Computational Methods in Mechanics
 

Type

KV

Lecturer

Dr. Fotiu

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

Exam

 

Course content:

This class provides interested students with the opportunity for a recess of computational mechanics. The main focuss is on project related work with high practical relevance.

      

Modelling in the vibration theory
 

Type

KV

Lecturer

Prof. Belyaev

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

Exam

oral

Course Content

      

Selected topics in the vibration theory
 

Type

KV

Lecturer

Prof. Belyaev

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

Exam

oral

Course Content

      

Vehicle dynamics
 

Type

KV

Lecturer

DI Unger

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00

Exam

oral

Course Content

 

Master Thesis Seminar
 

Type

SE

Lecturer

Prof. Irschik

Weekly hours/ECTS

2.00/3.00