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ME2400J – Introduction to Dynamics and Vibrations


Ms. Jiang;Yongxing Shen;Ms. Weng;Ms. Wang;Ms. Wang;Xiaodong Wei;Roberto Dugnani

Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: (PHYS1400J Obtained Credit||VP150 Obtained Credit||PHYS1600J Obtained Credit||VP145 Obtained Credit)&&(MATH2160J Obtained Credit||MATH2160J Credits Submitte||MATH2560J Obtained Credit||MATH2560J Credits Submitte||MATH2860J Obtained Credit||MATH2860J Credits Submitte)


Vector description of force, position, velocity and acceleration in fixed and moving reference frames. Kinetics of particles, of assemblies of particles and of rigid bodies. Energy and momentum concepts. Euler’s equations. Moment of inertia properties. The simple oscillator and its applications.

Course Topics:

  1.  Kinematics of particles
  2. Kinetics of a particles
  3. Work and energy methods for particles
  4. Vibrations of particles
  5. Planar kinematics of rigid bodies
  6. Planar kinetics of rigid bodies
  7. Work and energy methods for rigid bodies
  8. Vibrations of rigid bodies
  9. Impulse and momentum methods
  10. Computer tools for modeling