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Review of single and multiple degree of freedom system using classical and Laplace formulations. Finite element methods for dynamic systems. Model reduction/expansion formulations. Modal participation and mode activation concepts. Linear algebra review, matrix formulations, matrix eigenanalysis, generalized inverses, spectral and singular valued decomposition techniques. Models developed using MATLAB.