Review of momentum principles. Hamilton's principle and Lagrange's equations. Three-dimensional kinematics and dynamics of rigid bodies. Study of steady motions and small deviations therefrom, gyroscopic effects, causes of instability. Free and forced vibrations of lumped-parameter and continuous systems. Nonlinear oscillations and the phase plane. Nonholonomic systems. Introduction to wave propagation in continuous systems.
This class has 2.003 as a prerequisite.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 3-370.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Dynamics site.
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