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= ME101 - Dynamics - San Jose State University - Fall 2013
This webpage contains only some basic information.\n
All course content and discussions will occur through [https://sjsu.instructure.com/ Canvas].\n
You can [ME101_Leeper_FA13.pdf download the course greensheet here]. \n
== Overview
*Instructor:* [http://www.adamleeper.com Adam Leeper] \n
*Meeting Times:* Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30-5:45, Industrial Studies 113. \n
*Prerequisites:* CE 95 or 99; and MATH 32. Grade of "C-" or better.
== Course Description
The formal course description is
[http://info.sjsu.edu/web-dbgen/catalog/courses/ME101.html here].
2D and 3D motion of particles and rigid bodies. \n
*Vectors:* Geometry and differentiation. \n
*Kinematics:* Position, rotation matrices, linear\/angular velocity, linear\/angular acceleration. \n
*Mass distribution:* Mass, center of mass, moment and products of inertia, inertia dyadics. \n
*Kinetics:* Forces, moments, torques, force models (friction, gravity, springs, dampers, air-resistance). \n
*Laws of motion:* Newton\/Euler equations, angular momentum principle, and impulse-momentum principle. Power, work, potential energy, and conservation of energy. \n
*Computation:* Symbolic and numerical solutions of nonlinear algebraic and differential equations governing static and dynamic systems. Demonstrations and physical examples. \n
== Textbook
=== Required Textbook
*August 2013 edition* of /Dynamics of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomechanical Systems/ by Paul Mitiguy\n
\[[http://motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGTextbooks/TextbookDynamicsMechanicalAerospaceBiomechanics.html Info]\]
\[[http://motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGTextbooks/TextbookDynamicsMechanicalAerospaceBiomechanicsStudentReceipt.html Buy Online]\]
This is the required textbook. All lectures and homework will be drawn from this book.
Textbooks will be distributed in class; buy online at the link above and bring the receipt to class.
To get started, a small part of the book is provided below.
*There is no additional material available online*. \n
- [http://motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGTextbooks/TextbookDynamicsMechanicalAerospaceBiomechanicsTableOfContents.pdf
Table of Contents (pdf)]
#- [http://motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGTextbooks/MitiguyUndergradDynamicsRotationMatrices.pdf
#Rotation Matrices (pdf)]
- [http://motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGTextbooks/MGTextbookDynamicsMechanicalAerospaceBiomechanics/TextbookMitiguyUndergradDynamicsMathReview.pdf
Chapter 1: Math Review (pdf)]
- [http://motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGTextbooks/MGTextbookDynamicsMechanicalAerospaceBiomechanics/TextbookMitiguyDynamicsVectorBasics.pdf
Chapter 2: Vectors (pdf)]
- [http://motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGTextbooks/MGTextbookDynamicsMechanicalAerospaceBiomechanics/TextbookMitiguyUndergradDynamicsHwVectorReview.pdf
Homework 1 - Vector Review (pdf)]
- [http://motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGTextbooks/MGTextbookDynamicsMechanicalAerospaceBiomechanics/TextbookMitiguyUndergradDynamicsHwVectorBasics.pdf
Homework 2 - Vectors (pdf)]
=== Optional Textbook
*/Dynamics of Particles and Rigid Bodies: A Systematic Approach/* by Anil Rao.
\[[http://www.amazon.com/Dynamics-Particles-Rigid-Bodies-Systematic/dp/0521187907 $50 on Amazon]\]
This book may be helpful for students who like supplemental reading and more
extended text explanations of physical concepts and derivations. While I may
sometimes refer to this book for additional reading, it is not required.
== Software
Homework exercises will include computation components that will require access to some sort of symbolic and/or numerical software package.
The examples in class will use MotionGenesis, a professional software suite that specializes in generating equations of motion, and solving linear and non-linear systems of equations and ODEs .
Please [http://www.motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGDownloads/MGDownloads.html download MotionGenesis]
and follow the directions for installation. \n
The software will run in demo mode until you get a license. \n
You can receive a *free* 6-month license if you install and register the \n
software within the first TWO weeks of the semester; after that [http://tinyurl.com/mgsoftware it will cost $9]. \n
Get familiar with the software
[http://www.motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGGetStarted/GetStartedWithMotionGenesisShort.pdf
by doing this quick tutorial].
#[http://www.motiongenesis.com/MGWebSite/MGGetStarted/MGGetStarted.html by going through some tutorials here].
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