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.

1st | Spatial vectors | |

2nd | Laws of motion | |

3rd | Numerical solution of ODE's | |

4th | Vibration | |

5th | Damping and friction | |

6th | Work and energy (1 dim) | |

7th | Work and energy (3 dims) | |

8th | (midterm exam.) | |

9th | Moments and angular momentum | |

10th | Equation of rotation | |

11th | Moments of inertia and inertia matrices | |

12th | Planar rigid body motion | |

13th | Equation of motion of link system | |

14th | Equation of motion of link system |

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

- 2001 midterm exam. 2001 final exam.
- 2000 midterm exam. 2000 final exam.
- 1999 midterm exam. 1999 final exam.
- 1998 midterm exam. 1998 final exam.
- 1997 midterm exam. 1997 final exam.

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