ME 497

Course content


Course information


Syllabus (pdf)

Calendar (pdf)


Lecture notes


  Date     Topic     Content  
  11/30/15     Introduction to three-dimensional dynamics       Notes (pdf)  
  12/01/15     Mechanical systems review: kinematics       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  12/03/15     Mechanical systems review: linear and angular momenta conservation     Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  12/04/15     Mechanical systems review: conservation of energy       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  12/07/15     Particle kinematics in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  12/08/15     Linear momentum conservation for a particle in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 Maple (mw)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Example 2 Maple (mw)  
  Example 2 MATLAB (m)  
  12/10/15     More on linear momentum conservation       Notes (pdf)  
  Example MATLAB (zip)  
  12/11/15     Angular momentum and energy for a particle in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  12/14/15     Kinematics of a rigid body in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  Example 1 MATLAB (m)  
  12/15/15     More on rigid-body kinematics in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  Activity 2 MATLAB (m)  
  12/17/15     Rotation of a rigid body: Euler angles       Notes (pdf)  
  12/18/15     More on Euler angles       Notes (pdf)  
  1/04/16     Coordinate transformations by rotation matrices       Notes (pdf)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  1/05/16     More on rotation matrices       Notes (pdf)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  1/07/16     General rotation sequences       Notes (pdf)  
  Example MATLAB (zip)  
  1/08/16     More on general rotation sequences       Notes (pdf)  
  Example MATLAB (zip)  
  1/11/16     Creating animations in MATLAB       Notes (pdf)  
  Sample MATLAB (zip)  
  1/12/16     Kinematics of a car model, a gecko, and vertebrae       Notes (pdf)  
  1/14/16     Linear momentum conservation for a rigid body in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  1/18/16     Moments of inertia and products of inertia       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  1/19/16     Composite bodies and the parallel-axis theorem       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  1/21/16     Calculating moments of inertia and products of inertia       Notes (pdf)  
  Activity 1 Maple (mw)  
  Activity 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Activity 2 Maple (mw)  
  Activity 2 MATLAB (m)  
  1/22/16     Introduction to transforming an inertia matrix       Notes (pdf)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  1/25/16     Inertia transformations and principle moments of inertia       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  1/26/16     Performing inertia transformations       Notes (pdf)  
  Activity 1 Maple (mw)  
  Activity 1 MATLAB (m)  
  Activity 2 Maple (mw)  
  Activity 2 MATLAB (m)  
  1/28/16     Angular momentum for a rigid body in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  1/29/16     More on angular momentum       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  2/01/16     Angular momentum conservation for a rigid body in three dimensions       Notes (pdf)  
  Example Maple (mw)  
  Example MATLAB (m)  
  2/02/16     More on angular momentum conservation       Notes (pdf)  
  2/04/16     Applying angular momentum conservation for a rigid body       Notes (pdf)  
  2/05/16     Moment-free motion of a rigid body       Notes (pdf)  
  2/08/16     Stability of moment-free rotations       Notes (pdf)  
  2/09/16     Kinetics of a car model and a gecko       Notes (pdf)  

 

Homework


  
  HW     Problems     Problem  
  statements  
  Answers     Due  
  1     MK-5/155, MK-5/176, MK-6/24,  
  T-7.3.15, MK-6/139, T-7.5.41  
  pdf     pdf     12/10/15  
  2     S-1, S-2, S-3, S-4     pdf     pdf     12/17/15  
  3     T-8.4.9, MK-7/47, T-SA-8.1,  
  T-E.8.5, S-5, O-8.10  
  pdf     pdf     1/07/16  
  4     S-6, S-7, S-8, S-9     pdf     pdf     1/14/16  
  5     S-10, S-11, S-12, T-8.8.17     pdf     pdf     1/21/16  
  6     MK-B/12, T-8.6.8, MK-B/57,  
  MK-B/77, H-21-17, MK-B/69  
  pdf     pdf     1/28/16  
  7     MK-B/70, MK-B/58, MK-B/63,  
  MK-7/46, MK-7/62, MK-7/71  
  pdf     pdf     2/04/16  
  8     MK-7/106, T-8.8.12, T-8.8.3,  
  T-8.8.15, H-21-58, H-21-60  
  pdf     pdf     2/11/16  
  9     H-21-50, H-21-56,  
  MK-7/121, S-14, S-15  
  pdf  
  animate.m  
  pdf     2/18/16