Prof. Nicholas Hadjiconstantinou
Prof. Peter So
Prof. Sanjay Sarma
Prof. Thomas Peacock
2.003J / 1.053J
Introduction to the dynamics and vibrations of lumped-parameter models of mechanical systems. Kinematics. Force-momentum formulation for systems of particles and rigid bodies in planar motion. Work-energy concepts. Virtual displacements and virtual work. Lagrange's equations for systems of particles and rigid bodies in planar motion. Linearization of equations of motion. Linear stability analysis of mechanical systems. Free and forced vibration of linear multi-degree of freedom models of mechanical systems; matrix eigenvalue problems. Introduction to numerical methods and MATLAB® to solve dynamics and vibrations problems.
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Hadjiconstantinou, Nicholas, Peter So, Sanjay Sarma, and Thomas Peacock. 2.003J Dynamics and Control I, Spring 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mechanical-engineering/2-003j-dynamics-and-control-i-spring-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA