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This course covers the basics of engineering dynamics. After this course, students will be able to evaluate free and forced vibration of linear multi-degree of freedom models of mechanical systems and matrix eigenvalue problems.

Engineering Dynamics MIT

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This course covers the basics of engineering dynamics. After this course, students will be able to evaluate free and forced vibration of linear multi-degree of freedom models of mechanical systems and matrix eigenvalue problems.

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Lecture 1: History of Dynamics; Motion in Moving Reference Frames

Lecture 1: History of Dynamics; Motion in Moving Reference Frames

Prof. Vandiver introduces key historical thinkers in the study of dynamics. He then derives equations of motion using Newton's laws, gives an introduction to kinematics using reference frames and vectors, and goes over motion in moving reference frames.

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Lecture 2: Newton's Laws & Describing the Kinematics of Particles

Lecture 2: Newton's Laws & Describing the Kinematics of Particles

Prof. Vandiver goes over kinematics (describing the motion of particles and rigid bodies), Newton's three laws of motion, about action and reaction forces, the importance of an inertial reference frames, and the definition of center of mass.

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Lecture 3: Motion of Center of Mass; Acceleration in Rotating Ref

Lecture 3: Motion of Center of Mass; Acceleration in Rotating Ref

Prof. Vandiver goes over an example problem of a block on a slope, the applications of Newton's 3rd law to rigid bodies, kinematics in rotating and translating reference frames, and the derivative of a rotating vector in cylindrical coordinates.

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Lecture 4: Movement of a Particle in Circular Motion w/ Polar Coordinates

Lecture 4: Movement of a Particle in Circular Motion w/ Polar Coordinates

Prof. Vandiver goes over velocity and acceleration in a translating and rotating coordinate system using polar and cylindrical coordinates, angular momentum of a particle, torque, the Coriolis force, and the definition of normal and tangential coordinates.

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Recitation 2: Velocity and Acceleration in Translating and Rotating Frames

Recitation 2: Velocity and Acceleration in Translating and Rotating Frames

This recitation includes a concept review for the week and covers an amusement park ride problem with velocity in translating and rotating frames. The class also covers questions regarding planar motion problems.

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Lecture 5: Impulse, Torque, & Angular Momentum for a System of Particles

Lecture 5: Impulse, Torque, & Angular Momentum for a System of Particles

Prof. Vandiver goes over the use of tangential and normal coordinates, a review of linear momentum and impulse, then the definition and derivation of the torque/angular momentum relationship with respect to moving points and rigid bodies.

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings