What is Vibration ?

When elastic bodies such as a spring, a beam and a shaft are displaced from the equilibrium position by the application of external forces, and then released, they execute a vibratory motion.


Types of Vibrations

  1. Free Vibration or natural vibration
    1. Longitudinal vibration
    2. Transverse vibration
    3. Torsional vibration
  2. Forced vibration
  3. Damped vibration