ES 204

Course content


Course information


Syllabus (pdf)

Calendar for Section 04 (7th hour) (pdf)

Calendar for Section 03 (8th hour) (pdf)


Lecture notes


  Date     Topic     Content  
  11/30/15     Introduction and relative motion       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  12/02/15     Dependent motion       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  12/04/15     Normal-tangential coordinates       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  12/07/15     Radial-transverse coordinates       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  12/09/15     Impact and coefficient of restitution       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  12/11/15     Impact example       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  12/14/15     Review of particle kinematics and kinetics       Notes (pdf)  
  12/15/15     Exam 1 study material       Study packet (pdf)  
  1/04/16     Translation of a rigid body       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  1/06/16     Fixed-axis rotation of a rigid body       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  1/08/16     More on fixed-axis rotation       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  1/11/16     Even more on fixed-axis rotation       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  1/13/16     General plane motion: instantaneous center       Notes (pdf)  
  Piston-crank Maple (mw)  
  Piston-crank MATLAB (m)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  1/15/16     General plane motion: vector approach for velocity       Notes (pdf)  
  Piston-crank Maple (mw)  
  Piston-crank MATLAB (m)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  1/18/16     Energy for general plane motion       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  1/19/16     Exam 2 study material       Study packet (pdf)  
  1/25/16     Momentum and impact for general plane motion       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  1/27/16     More energy and momentum examples       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  1/29/16     Acceleration for general plane motion       Notes (pdf)  
  2/01/16     Acceleration kinematics of linkage systems       Notes (pdf)  
  Piston-crank Maple (mw)  
  Piston-crank MATLAB (m)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  2/03/16     Rate form of momenta conservation for general plane motion       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  2/05/16     More examples of momenta conservation for general plane motion       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  2/08/16     "Vector party"       Notes (pdf)  
  2/09/16     Exam 3 study material       Study packet (pdf)  

 

Lab material


  Lab     Topic     Content  
  3     Swinging pendulum experiment     Data sheet (xlsx)  
  4     Numerical simulation of a crane     Prelab (zip)  
  5     Crane experiment     Data sheet (xlsx)  

 

Homework


  HW     Problems     Problem  
  statements  
  Answers     Due  
  1     P1, 3.7, 3.11, 3.12     pdf     pdf     12/04/15  
  2     3.14, 3.16, 3.24, 3.26, 3.29, 3.31     pdf     pdf     12/11/15  
  3     3.32, 3.33, 3.34, 3.38     pdf     pdf     12/16/15  
  4     4.3, 4.5, 4.2, P4     pdf     pdf     1/08/16  
  5     4.9, 4.10, 4.12, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19     pdf     pdf     1/15/16  
  6     4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23     pdf     pdf     1/20/16  
  7     4.29, 4.31, 4.32, 4.33     pdf     pdf     1/29/16  
  8     4.34, 4.35, 4.37, 4.39, 4.41, 4.42     pdf     pdf     2/05/16  
  9     4.43, 4.44, 4.47, 4.48     pdf     pdf     2/10/16  

 

Old exams


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                      Past exams may contain topics that do not apply to the current course offering.

  School Year     Exam 1     Exam 2     Exam 3  
  1996-1997     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  1997-1998     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  1998-1999     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  1999-2000     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2000-2001     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2001-2002     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2003-2004     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2004-2005     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2005-2006     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2006-2007     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2007-2008     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2008-2009     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2011-2012     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2012-2013     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2013-2014     pdf     pdf     pdf  
  2014-2015     pdf     pdf     pdf