Lecture Notes

LEC # Topics
1 Aerospace Dynamics ( PDF - 1.1 MB )
2 Coriolis “Demystified” ( PDF - 2.4 MB )
3 Dynamics ( PDF - 1.3 MB )
4 Introduction to Multiple Intermediate Frames ( PDF )
5 Momentum, Angular Momentum, and Dynamics of a System of Particles ( PDF )
6 Numerical Solution of Nonlinear Differential Equations ( PDF - 1.4 MB )
7 Lagrange’s Equations ( PDF )
8 Examples Using Lagrange’s Equations ( PDF )
9 Virtual Work and the Derivation of Lagrange’s Equations ( PDF )
10 Friction in Lagrange’s Equations ( PDF )
11 Kinematics of Rigid Bodies ( PDF - 1.6 MB )
12 Rigid Body Dynamics ( PDF - 2.8 MB )
13 Axisymmetric Rotations ( PDF - 2.4 MB )
14 Gyroscopes ( PDF - 1.2 MB )
15 Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics ( PDF - 1.4 MB )
16 Aircraft Dynamics ( PDF )
17 Aircraft Longitudinal Dynamics ( PDF )
18 Aircraft Lateral Dynamics ( PDF - 1.5 MB )

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