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Just what I need--I got a call from a crane customer on
Monday whose customer is complaining about the crane
yo-yoing.  Does Timoshenko have anything on yo-yoing?
Gary


On 14 Feb 2006 at 8:33, S. Gordin wrote:

> Rajendran,
> 
> For "easier comprehension" - and great value - get Timoshenko's  "Vibration Problems in Engineering."  Also "Theory of Structures", same author. 
> No purely scientific mumbo-jumbo, and most practical engineering problems considered. 
> 
> Steve Gordin SE
> Irvine CA
> 
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Padmanabhan Rajendran 
>   To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org 
>   Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 6:45 AM
>   Subject: Opinion on a structural dynamics book
> 
> 
>   Christopher Wright has, often, recommended a book by H M Irvine on the subject of structural dynamics. I am tempted to buy a copy. However, before doing so, I want to make sure that it is easier to comprehend than the book on the same subject by Clough and Penzien. I have a copy of the latter and I won't say that it is an easy read. If Christopher or others have knowledge of both the books, would they, please, share their thoughts?
> 
>   Thanks.
> 
>   Rajendran
> 
> 
> 
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