Dynamics

DynamicsHours: 3 0 3

Introduction to Dynamics: Basic concepts, Newton’s laws, units, solving problems in dynamics, rectangular coordinates (x-y), normal and tangential coordinates (n-t), polar Coordinates (r-?), and space. Types of Motion: Curvilinear motion, relative motion (translating axes), constrained motion of connected particles, force, mass, and acceleration, Newton’s second law, equation of motion. Work and Energy: Work, kinetic energy, potential energy. Impulse and Momentum: Linear impulse and linear momentum, angular impulse and angular momentum, special applications, impact, central-force motion. Kinetics of Systems of Particles: Introduction, generalized Newton’s second law, work-energy, impulse-momentum, conservation of energy and momentum, steady mass flow, variable mass. Plane Kinematics of Rigid Bodies: Introduction, rotation, absolute motion, relative velocity, instantaneous center of zero velocity, relative acceleration, and motion relative to rotating axes.

Pre-requisites: ME111Co-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course

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