Intermediate Dynamics (ME 4160)

Intermediate Dynamics (ME 4160)

In this course, students learn how to describe particle and rigid body motion in three dimensions.

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Note: Prior to Fall 2018, the course number was ME 316.

Lecture 1 - Elements of Euclidean Vector Algebra - Tripod issues led to some shaky video
Lecture 2 - Elements of Euclidean Vector Calculus
Lecture 3 - Geometric Aspects of Vector Calculus
Lecture 4 - Particle Kinematics (Cartesian Analysis)
Lecture 5 - Smoothly Varying Rigid Vector Triads
Lecture 6 - Vector Description of 3D Rotation
Lecture 7 - Cylindrical & Global Coordinates
Lecture 8 - Non-Cartesian Particle Kinematics
Lecture 9 - 3D Non-Cartesian Particle Kinematics
Lecture 10 - Non-Cartesian Particle Dynamics
Lecture 11 - 3D Non-Cartesian Particle Dynamics
Lecture 12 - Momentum (Linear & Angular) Principles
Lecture 13 - Conservation Principles
Lecture 14 - Introduction to Orbital Dynamics
Lecture 15 - Selected Orbital Dynamics Problems
Lecture 16 - Classical Galilean Relativity
Lecture 17 - Equations of General Relative Motion
Lecture 18 - Relative Motion Examples
Lecture 19 - 3D Relative Motion Examples
Lecture 20 - Rigid Body Kinematics I
Lecture 21 - Rigid Body Kinematics II
Lecture 22 - Dynamical Relations for Systems & Rigid Bodies
Lecture 23 - Introduction to 3D Rigid Body Dynamics
Lecture 24 - Dynamical Analysis of Slender Rod Structures
Lecture 25 - Dynamics via Inertia Matrix Methods - Backup footage had to be used, leading to some shaky video
Lecture 26 - Parallel Axis & Symmetry Considerations  
Lecture 27 - Principal Coordinate Analysis  
Lecture 28 - Dynamics of Axially Symmetric Bodies  
Lecture 29 - Simple Steady State Precessional Motion  

Recorded live at Cal Poly Pomona during Spring 2015.

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