ME 497

Course content


Course information


Syllabus (pdf)

Calendar (pdf)


Lecture notes


  Date     Topic     Content  
  12/01/14     Introduction to three-dimensional dynamics       Notes (pdf)  
  12/02/14     Mechanical systems review: kinematics       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  12/04/14     Mechanical systems review: linear and angular momenta conservation     Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  12/05/14     Mechanical systems review: conservation of energy       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  12/08/14     Particle kinematics in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  12/09/14     Linear momentum conservation for a particle in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  12/11/14     More on linear momentum conservation       Notes (pdf)  
  Example MATLAB (zip)  
  12/12/14     Angular momentum and energy for a particle in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  12/15/14     Kinematics of a rigid body in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  12/16/14     More on rigid-body kinematics in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  12/18/14     Rotation of a rigid body: Euler angles       Notes (pdf)  
  12/19/14     More on Euler angles       Notes (pdf)  

 

Homework


 
  HW     Problems     Problem  
  statements  
  Answers     Due  
  1     MK-5/152, MK-5/176, MK-6/14,  
  T-7.3.15, MK-6/139, T-7.5.41  
  pdf     pdf     12/11/14  
  2     S-1, S-2, S-3, S-4     pdf     pdf  
  animate.m  
  12/18/14  
  3     T-8.4.6, MK-7/40, T-SA-8.1,  
  T-E.8.5, S-5, O-8.10  
  pdf     pdf     1/08/15