Harris' Shock and Vibration Handbook

byAllan G. Piersol, Thomas L. Paez

Hardcover | November 9, 2009

Harris' Shock and Vibration Handbook by Allan G. Piersol
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The classic reference on shock and vibration, fully updated with the latest advances in the field

Written by a team of internationally recognized experts, this comprehensive resource provides all the information you need to design, analyze, install, and maintain systems subject to mechanical shock and vibration. The book covers theory, instrumentation, measurement, testing, control methodologies, and practical applications.

Harris' Shock and Vibration Handbook, Sixth Edition, has been extensively revised to include innovative techniques and technologies, such as the use of waveform replication, wavelets, and temporal moments. Learn how to successfully apply theory to solve frequently encountered problems. This definitive guide is essential for mechanical, aeronautical, acoustical, civil, electrical, and transportation engineers.


  • Fundamental theory
  • Instrumentation and measurements
  • Procedures for analyzing and testing systems subject to shock and vibration
  • Ground-motion, fluid-flow, wind-. and sound-induced vibration
  • Methods for controlling shock and vibration
  • Equipment design
  • The effects of shock and vibration on humans
Allan G. Piersol was an engineer in private practice, specializing in analysis of data from, and the design of structures for shock, vibration, and acoustical environments. He was a licensed engineer in both mechanical and safety engineering. The author of five books and chapter author of five additional handbooks dealing with these su...
Title:Harris' Shock and Vibration HandbookFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:1168 pages, 9.4 X 6.3 X 1.77 inShipping dimensions:1168 pages, 9.4 X 6.3 X 1.77 inPublished:November 9, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071508198

ISBN - 13:9780071508193

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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