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Engineering Dynamics

Engineering Dynamics

This is a course site to support a course in Engineering Dynamics. Topics include: Notation and units, Rectilinear motion, Curvilinear motion, Rectangular coordinates, Normal and tangential coordinates, Polar coordinates, Relative and constrained motion, Space curvilinear motion, Newton's 2nd law, The work-energy relation, Potential energy, Linear impulse-momentum relation, Impact, Angular impulse-momentum relation, Kinematics of rigid bodies, Relative motion of points on a rigid body, Instantaneous center of velocity, Observations relative to moving frames, Mass moments of inertia, Equations of motion for a rigid body (Euler's equations), Calculating angular momentum for a rigid body, Euler's second law for two dimensional motion, Using Euler's laws for 2-D motion, and Work-energy relation... Show More


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