Preface; 1. Notation and elementary properties of matrices; 2. The vibration of conservative systems having finite number of degrees of freedom; 3. Linear equations; 4. Further development of the theory of conservative systems; 5. Damped forced vibration; 6. Continuous systems; 7. The solution of linear equations and the inversion of matrices; 8. Iterative methods for characteristic value problems; 9. Direct methods for characteristic value problems; Appendix; Answers to examples; Index.
This book describes the matrix formulation of the equations of motion and techniques for the solution of matrix equations.