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ME56200 - Advanced Dynamics

Spring 2017

Days/Time: TTh / 1:30-2:45 pm
Credit Hours: 3

Learning Objective:
To provide a comprehensive understanding of the principles of dynamics of rigid bodies and multi-body systems, an introductions to ideas of stability, and to develop an ability to analyze such systems

Description:
Kinematics of paths and particle motion; kinetics of particles, rigid bodies and multi-body systems; Lagrangian formulation for mechanics of mechanical systems; holonomic and non-holonomic constraints; Lagrange's equations; Hamilton's principle for holonomic systems; classification and stability of vibratory systems; simple applications to vehicle dynamics, orbital motion, robotics.

Topics Covered:
Kinematics of paths and particle motion, kinetics of particles, rigid bodies and multi-body systems; momentum and energy methods; linearized equations for mechanical systems; Lagrangian formulation for mechanics of mechanical systems; holonomic and non-holonomic constraints; Lagrange's equations; Hamilton's principle for holonomic systems; classification and stability of vibratory systems; applications to vehicle dynamics, orbital motion, robotics.

Prerequisites:
Vectors and matrices; linear algebra and elements of ordinary differential equations--material covered in most undergraduate curricula in mechanical engineering and physics; undergraduate course in dynamics.

Applied/Theory: 30/70

Web Address:
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Homework:
Approximately 8 homeworks will be assigned. Weekly assignments of four to five problems. Homeworks may be submitted via email; me562@ecn.purdue.edu.

Projects:
Not required.

Exams:
One (1-hour) midterm exam and one (two-hour) final exam.

Textbooks:
Required--D.T. Greenwood, "Principles of Dynamics," Prentice-Hall, 1988, ISBN 013-709-9819.

Computer Requirements:
ProEd minimum computer requirements.

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Other Requirements:
None.

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