2.03 Dynamics I


Class Info

Introduction to the dynamics of one and two degree-of-freedom mechanical systems. Kinematics. Force-momentum formulation for particles and rigid bodies. Work-energy concepts. Rotation of rigid bodies, angular momentum, torques and moments of inertia. Newton, Euler equations (direct method in dynamics). Conservation laws in dynamics. Basics of equilibrium, linearization and stability analysis. Includes MATLAB modeling of dynamical systems with applications. Meets with 2.003 first half of term.

This class has 2.087 as a prerequisite.

2.03 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by D. Gossard, K. Turitsyn and T. Peacock.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 3-270.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Dynamics and Control I site or on the 2.03 Stellar site.

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