Class Outline
ME304, Dynamics of Machinery

Winter 2001 - 2002
Class Day Date Text Article Problem Assignment Comments
1
2
3
T
R
F
11-27
29
30
10.0-10.4, Review Fundamentals of Dynamics
10.5-10.7, Mass Moment of Inertia
11.0-11.3, Force Analysis of a 3-Bar Mechanism

handout 9.65,107,117
handout 12.3a
 RES out T,
meet in M137
4
5
6
T
R
F
12-4
6
7
11.3, 11.5, Force Analysis of a Slider Crank
Exam 1, 11.5, Force Analysis of a Slider Crank
11.4, Force Analysis of a 4-Bar Mechanism
11-3 a,b

11-5 a,b 

CMN out 
all week
meet in M137
7
8
9
T
R
F
11
13
14
11.4, Force Analysis of a 4-Bar Mechanism
Exam 2, 11.4, Force Analysis of a 4-Bar Mechanism
11.8, 11.10, Shaking Forces
11-6 a,b   
10
11
12
T
R
F
18
20
21
11.10, Linkage Force Analysis by Energy Methods
Exam 3, 11.10, Force Analysis by Energy Methods
11.11, Flywheel Analysis
handout 9.47,48,49
handout 17-1, 2
CMN out F, 
meet in M137
13
14
15
T
R
F
1-8
10
11
11.11, Flywheel Analysis
Exam 4 (moved to F), 11.11,  Flywheel Analysis
Exam 4, 12.0, 1, Single Plane Balancing
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12-1 a,c 
 
16
17
18
T
R
F
15
17
18
12.1, Single Plane Balancing
Exam 5, 12.2, Dual Plane Balancing
12.2, Dual Plane Balancing
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12-5 a,e  12-6
Project Assigned 
 
19
20
21
T
R
F
22
24
25
12.3, 12.4, Static Balancing the 4-Bar
Exam 6, 12.5, Effect of Balancing on Input Torque
13.0, 13.4, Introduction to Engine Dynamics
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handout 12-20
handout 9.33,34,35
 
22
23
24
T
R
F
29
31
2-1
13.1, 2, Approximate Slider-Crank Kinematics/Dynamics
Exam 7, 13.2, Slider-Crank Approximation
13.3, 13.5-7, Inertia and Shaking Forces and Torques
13-7, 9
13-1,3,5
 
 
25
26
27
T
R
F
5
7
8
13.10, 11, Balancing the Single Cylinder Engine
Exam 8, 13.10, 11, Balancing the Single Cylinder Engine
Project Demos
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Project Due
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meet in M137 
28
29
30
T
R
F
12
14
15
14.0-14.3, Introduction to Multi-Cylinder Engines
Exam 9, 14.4, 5, In-Line Engine Balancing
Review for Final
   
      Finals Week