CE573  Structural Dynamics

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   Instructor: Ayhan Irfanoglu

   ayhan@purdue.edu; HAMP 4117; Ph: (765) 49-68270

   Office hours: MW 1:00-3:00pm


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Question: Is an exact analysis of an approximate model an approximate analysis of the exact model?


"All analyses are based on some assumptions which are not quite in accordance with the facts. From this, however, it does not follow that the conclusions of the analysis are not very close to the facts." - H. Cross


"As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. - A.Einstein


Dragline: Why you got to go and say fifty eggs for? Why not thirty-five or thirty-nine?
Luke: I thought it was a nice round number.

[from Cool Hand Luke]


"The secret of joy in work is contained in one word -- excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it." - Pearl Buck, Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer


"One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it." - Persian proverb




last update: 15 December 2016

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