Engineering dynamics and vibrations has become an essential topic for ensuring structural integrity and operational functionality in different engineering areas. However, practical problems regarding dynamics and vibrations are in many cases handled without success despite large expenditures.

This book covers a wide range of topics from the basics to advances in dynamics and vibrations; from relevant engineering challenges to the solutions; from engineering failures due to inappropriate accounting of dynamics to mitigation measures and utilization of dynamics. It lays emphasis on engineering applications utilizing state-of-the-art information.

Introduction to Dynamics, Vibrations and Impacts. Nonlinear Structural Responses Associated with Hydrocarbon Explosions. Stochastic Dynamic Analysis of Marine Structures. Mitigation of Stresses and Vibrations in Deep-water Steel Riser Design by Introducing a Lazy Wave Geometry. Wind Induced Dynamic Response Calculations. Neo-Deterministic Scenario-Earthquake Accelerograms and Spectra: a NDSHA Approach to Seismic Analysis. Ground Motion Prediction Equations for Energy-Based Demand Parameters: Regional Application to Northwestern Turkey. Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Framed Structures. Seismic Mitigation of Single Pylon Cable-Stayed Bridge. Principles of Noise Control.