Structural Dynamics Laboratory

The Structural Dynamics Laboratory, which is part of the METUWIND Structures and Materials Laboratory, is the main test and analysis facility of METUWIND – Center for Wing Energy for characterizing the vibration and/or structural dynamic behavior of aerospace/mechanical/civil engineering structures.

The Structural Dynamics Laboratory is currenty being established and planned to equipped with following test equipment and software.

Hardware and Test Equipments:

  • High Performance Scanning Vibrometer [PSV-400-B Polytec]
  • Optical Derotator (Used with PSV-400-B High Performance Scanning Vibrometer) [PSV-A-440 Polytec]
  • Single Point Vibrometer [OFV-505 Polytec]
  • Accelerometers and Force Transducers [B&K]
    • Miniature Accelerometers [B&K]
    • Triaxial Miniature Accelerometers [B&K]
    • Force Transducers [B&K]
    • Impedance Head [B&K]
  • Modal Exciters (400N) [B&K]
  • Impact Hammer (2200N) [B&K]
  • 28-Channel Pulse Data Acquisition System [B&K]
  • Built-in Signal Generator
  • Laser Takometer [B&K]


  • FFT Analysis Software for Pulse Systems [B&K]
  • Pulse Reflex Advanced Modal Analysis Software [B&K]
  • MIMO Analysis Software [B&K]
  • Nastran ve ANSYS Interface Software [B&K]
  • Operational Modal Analyis (OMA) Pro Software [B&K]
  • Rotating Machinary Analysis Software [B&K]
  • Modal Updating Software [FEMTools]
  • ANSYS Finite Element Modelling and Analyis Package Program
  • Nastran/Patran Finite Element Modelling and Analyis Package Program

Prof. Dr. Ozan Tekinalp 
Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, METU 
Coordinator of METUWIND Structural Dynamics Laboratory  
Tel:(+90-312) 210 4287 
e-posta: tekinalp