Class Outline
ME304, Dynamics of Machinery

Winter 1999-2000
Tentative
Class Day Date Text Article Problem Assignment Comments
1
2
3
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F
11-29
12-1
3
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 5.108, 9.71,102
 
4
5
6
M
W
F
6
8
10
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 b,e

 
7
8
9
M
W
F
13
15
17
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
Assign Project 1  
10
11
12
M
W
F
1-3
5
7
11.10, Linkage Force Analysis by Energy Methods
Exam 3, 11.10, Force Analysis by Energy Methods
11.11, Flywheel Analysis
11-6 b,e

Project 1 Due

 
13
14
15
M
W
F
10
12
14
11.11, Flywheel Analysis
Exam 4, 11.11,  Flywheel Analysis
12.0, 1, Single Plane Balancing
flywheel handouts

12-1 a,c

 
16
17
18
M
W
F
17
19
21
12.1, Single Plane Balancing
Exam 5, 12.2, Dual Plane Balancing
12.2, Dual Plane Balancing

12-5 a,e  12-6
 
19
20
21
M
W
F
24
26
28
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
Assign Project 2
12-20 (only Fs)
handout 9.33,34,35
 
22
23
24
M
W
F
31
2-2
4
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
Norton 13.7, 9
13.1, 3, 5
 
25
26
27
M
W
F
7
9
11
Project Demos
Exam 8, 13.10, Balancing the Single Cylinder Engine
13.10, 11, Balancing the Single Cylinder Engine
Project 2 Due  
28
29
30
M
W
F
14
16
18
14.0-14.3, Introduction to Multi-Cylinder Engines
Exam 9, 14.4, 5, In-Line Engine Balancing
Review for Final
   
    Finals Week