Dynamics of Mechanical Systems

Module code: EG7060

Module co-ordinator: Dr Emmanuel Prempain

In this module you will learn how to use the fundamental concepts of Newtonian mechanics and a broad range of analytical tools to analyse, model, and design complex mechanical systems.

Topics covered

  • Kinetics of rigid bodies in planar motion
  • Kinematics of rigid bodies in three dimension
  • Kinetics of rigid bodies in three dimension
  • Euler’s equations of motion for a rigid body
  • Vibrations of two degree-of-freedom systems

Learning

  • 22 one-hour lectures

Assessment

  • Exam, two hours (70%)
  • Blackboard test (30%)