Engineering Dynamics – F14

Engineering Dynamics is a Junior level course covering the basics of rigid body dynamics from a context of engineering related problems.

Mid-term Grades … circa Oct. 3

Fall Break … Oct. 13, 14

Withdrawal Date … Oct. 16

Thanksgiving Holiday … Nov. 26-30

Final Exam Period … Thursday, Dec. 11, 10:30-12:30

Grades due, Friday, Dec. 19 at 12:00

Syllabus [PDF]

Andy Valpappa, bowling tricks.  Conservation of momentum.  Angular momentum.

Degrees of freedom names: x – surge, roll; y – sway, yaw; z – heave, pitch

First Test … Kinematics … 9/16/2014

Reading Source Assignment Date Covered
Bedford and Fowler, 5th Edition Chapter 12 8/19/14
Hand-out 8/26/14
Bedford and Fowler, 5th Edition Chapter 13 9/2/14
Bedford and Fowler, 5th Edition Chapter 14 9/23/14
Chapter 17 9/30/14
Chapter 18  10/21/14
Bedford and Fowler, 5th Edition Chapter 20
Bedford and Fowler, 5th Edition Chapter 15 time permitting
Bedford and Fowler, 5th Edition Chapter 16  time permitting
Bedford and Fowler, 5th Edition Chapter 19  time permitting
Homework Source Problems Date Assigned
Bedford & Fowler, 5th Edition 12.3, 12.6, 12.8, 12.10, 12.11, 12.12, 12.22, 12.24, 12.26, 12.30 8/21/14
Ann’s Matrix Hand-out all 8/26/14
coordinate Transformation and Kinematics Homework all  9/9/14
Andrew’s Special Homework[PDF] all 9/16/14
Bedford & Fowler, 5th edition 13.70, 13.71, 13.74,13.77,13.81, 13.139, 13.143, 13.144,13.160 9/16/14
Bedford & Fowler, 5th edition  13.115, 13.127, 13.131 and FE problem, 14.1, 14.2, 14.5, 14.7, 14.10, 14.12, 14.52  9/23/14
Bedford & Fowler, 5th edition  14.97, 14.98, 14.100  9/30/14
Bedford & Fowler, 5th edition  17.117, 17.118, 17.131, 17.159 along with an eigenvalue homework, PDF  10/14/14
Euler’s Theorem homework PDF.  10/16/14
Bedford & Fowler, 5th edition  18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 18.5,  10/23/14
Bedford & Fowler, 5th edition  Diagonalization HWK, 18.26, 18.27, 18.30, 18.31, 18.33  11/11/14
Bedford & Fowler, 5th edition Use either manual procedure or a CAD program such as Solidworks to compute the moment of inertia of the objects in 18.76, 18.85, 18.97/98, 18.99  11/20/14

Here’s a long dynamics example of a motorized cart with and without an inverted pendulum. [PDF]

Here’s my notes from the graduate version of this class. Some of the material is relevant to this class and we’ll use it as necessary. The equations may not all be readable due to a printer reformat glitch, so caveat emptorPDF

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