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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