CEE 598 RVO - Rail Vehicle Dynamics

Spring 2021

Rail Vehicle DynamicsCEE598RVO41685ONL4 -    C. Tyler Dick

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in civil and environmental engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

Rail Vehicle Dynamics Restricted to online non-degree, online MSCE, online MSEE, online MCS, online MSAE, online MSME, online MSIE, online ME, and online MEng students. Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL) restrictions and assessments apply, see http://www.citl.illinois.edu. For more details on this course section, please see http://engineering.illinois.edu/online/courses/. Non-Degree students may enroll on a space-available basis with consent of Program Coordinator, Meg Griffin (mgriffin@illinois.edu).

Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Description

This course is designed to give student an in-depth understanding of the more advanced concepts in damping strategies for civil structures. The course will cover the different types of damping systems available, their basic principles, design considerations, structural implementations and experimental studies. Additionally, this course will be provided the students with bridge and building implementations.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree and CEE 408 or 409, or permission by instructor.

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