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TAM 412 ONL - Intermediate Dynamics

Spring 2023

Intermediate DynamicsONL72806ONL4 -    Kathryn Matlack
Md Kamruzzaman

Course Description

This course covers Lagrangian mechanics of dynamical systems with an emphasis on vibrations; constraints and generalized coordinates; motion in accelerating frames; conservation laws and invariance of the Lagrangian; particle motion in one dimension, the two-body problem, and central-force motion; free and forced vibration of linearized single-degree-of-freedom and multi-degree-of-freedom discrete systems; weakly nonlinear vibrations; parametric resonance; introduction to Hamiltonian dynamics; and rigid-body motions.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Subject Area

  • Mechanical Science and Engineering