EGGN315 - Engineering Dynamics - Spring 1998
Dr. Graham Mustoe, Room BB 249., Tel: 273-3661, email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Duane Haugen, Room BB 258., Tel: 273-3406, email:email@example.com
Text: Vector Mechanics for Engineers - Dynamics, Beer & Johnson, 6th. Edition.
Students should acquire the following knowledge and skills:
· Understand the basic principles of particle and rigid body dynamics.
· Ability to apply the principles of dynamics to solve basic engineering problems with analytic and numerical solution techniques.
· Use of particle and rigid body dynamics in the context of their usage in engineering.
Prerequisites: A good working knowledge of the following topics is required:
· Statics - free body diagrams, forces, friction, moments of inertia, etc.
· Vector algebra - geometrical properties and their usage in statics.
· Introductory particle and rigid body dynamics.
· Ability to use spreadsheets and a computer programming language for graphics and numerical calculations.
For hints on problem solving strategies for particle dynamics problems take a look here.
Special Analysis Problems:
An example model solution for a generic special analysis problem based upon problem 15.C1 in the Beer and Johnson textbook can be reviewed here.