Mechanics II

This class focuses on fundamental concepts in Newtonian mechanics with mathematical techniques. The goal is to understand mechanics of rigid bodies and rigid body systems.

1stSpatial vectors
2ndLaws of motion
3rdNumerical solution of ODE's
5thDamping and friction
6thWork and energy (1 dim)
7thWork and energy (3 dims)
8th(midterm exam.)
9thMoments and angular momentum
10thEquation of rotation
11thMoments of inertia and inertia matrices
12thPlanar rigid body motion
13thEquation of motion of link system
14thEquation of motion of link system

Evaluation: midterm exam.(50 points) and final exam. (50 points)