Course Information

ME6513 Advanced Dynamics

Credits: 3.00

The course covers kinematics and dynamics of a particle in space. Topics: Systems of particles. Two-body central force problem. Kinematics and dynamics of rigid bodies. Euler’s equations. Euleragrange equations with holonomic and nonholonomic constraints. Stability analysis. Introduction to calculus of variations. Hamilton’s principle. Hamilton’s equations.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or advisor approval.