Mechanical Engineering
 

Dynamics of Mechanical Systems

Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
Hamiltonian and Lagrangian dynamics, generalized coordinates, linear and angular momentum, Euler angles, rigid-body motions, and gyroscopic effects. Theory taught with applications integrated.
ME EN
534
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesME EN 335
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining ME EN 534
Course Outcomes: 

Kinematics

Describe two- and three-dimensional kinematics of particles and rigid bodies.

Newton's Laws

Derive equations of motion of particles and systems of particles using Newton’s laws.

Lagrangian Method

Derive equations of motion of particles and rigid bodies using the method of Lagrange.

Newtonian-Eulerian Methods

Derive equations of motion of rigid bodies using Newton-Euler methods.

Numerical Solutions

Develop numerical solutions of equations of motion to simulate the motion of particles and rigid bodies.