class  date  subjects  reading  set  prob (due)  Sol 
1  30 Aug  Course Introduction / Intrinsic Coordinates  1.11.4,2.1  S01  2.10 

2  31 Aug  Intrinsic Coordinates  2.1  S01  2.26  
3  3 Sept  Extrinsic Coordinates  2.22.3  S02  2.19, P1 (1 due)  
4  4 Sept  Rotation Transformations  3.1  S02  
5  6 Sept  Body Fixed Rotations  3.2.1  S03  3.4, 3.22  
6  7 Sept  Space Fixed Rotations  3.2.2, 3.2,3  S03  3.26, 3.28 (2 Due)  
7  10 Sept  Rotating Frames 1  3.33.4  S03  3.14, 3.31, 3.39  
8  11 Sept  Rotating Frames 2  3.53.6  
9  13 Sept  Euler Angles  4.14.2  S04  4.14, P2 (3 Due)  
10  14 Sept  Interconnections  4.1, Examp. 4.5 
S04  4.21, 4.28  
11  17 Sept  Interconnections  4.3  
12  18 Sept  Rolling  4.4  
13  20 Sept  Exam 1  
14  21 Sept  Newton's Law  5.1  S05  5.1, 5.2 (4 Due)  
15  24 Sept  Angular Momentum  5.2  S05  5.4, 5.6  
16  25 Sept  Equations of Motion  5.35.4  S05  
17  27 Sept  Mass Moment of Inertia  5.2.1  S06  5.8, 5.12  
18  28 Sept  Transformation of Inertia Properties  5.2.2  S06  3.18 (5 Due)  
19  1 Oct  Principal Axes  8.8  S06  
20  2 Oct  Inertia Dyadic  S07  4.20, 3.45  
21  4 Oct  Equations of Motion  S07  (6 Due)  
22  5 Oct  Equations of Motion  S07 


23  8 Oct  Intro to Analytic Mechanics  6.1 

24  9 Oct  Degrees of Freedom / Kinetic Energy  
25  15 Oct  Work  S07  6.18  
26  16 Oct  Conservative Force / Potential Energy  S07  6.26  
27  18 Oct  Forces acting on a rigid body  S08  
28  19 Oct  Virtual Work  6.36.4  S08  (7 Due)  
29  22 Oct  D'Alembert's Principle  S08  6.30  

30  23 Oct  LaGrange's equation  6.6  S08  6.41, P3  
31  25 Oct  Generalized Force  S09  (8 Due)  
32  26 Oct  Exam 2  
33  29 Oct  Example Problem 1  
34  30 Oct  Examples  S09 

35  1 Nov  Geometric Constraints  6.2  S09  
36  2 Nov  Exact Differential Equations  S10  
37  5 Nov  Gradients and Directional Derivatives  
38  6 Nov  LaGrange, Constrained Generalized Coordinates  S10  
39  8 Nov  Sliding Bar Example  

40  9 Nov  Hamilton's Equations  
(10 Due) 

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