ME 624 Spatial and Analytical Dynamics (3 0 3)

Three dimensional kinematics. Spatial rotations. Angle-axis description. Relative velocity and accelerations. Newton-Euler equations. Inertia tensor. Rigid body dynamics. Gyroscopic effects. Virtual work method. Hamilton’s principle. Lagrange’s equations. Holonomic and nonholonomic constraints. Lagrange’s equations with constraints. Dissipation function.