Required Texts
Williams, J. H., Jr. Fundamentals of Applied Dynamics. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2006. ISBN: 9780470133859. (Williams)
Recommended Texts
Bedford, A., and Wallace L. Fowler. Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics. 2nd ed. Menlo Park, CA: AddisonWesley Publishing, Inc., 1998. ISBN: 9780201180718. (Bedford and Fowler)
The readings consist of selected chapters from Williams and the lecture notes.
SES #  Topics  READINGS 

I. Motion of a Single Particle  
L1L3 
Kinematics: Trajectory, Velocity, Acceleration, Inertial Frame, Moving Frames Forces and Torques Linear Momentum Principle Angular Momentum Principle WorkEnergy Principle Equations of Motion 
Chapters 1 and 2 Sections 41, 42, 43, 51, 52, and 53 Appendices C1 to C3.6 Hints on Spherical Coordinates (PDF) 
II. Motion of Systems of Particles  
L4L6 
Internal and External Forces Linear Momentum Principle Angular Momentum Principle WorkEnergy Principle Conservative Systems Impulsive Forces Collisions 
Collisions: Bedford and Fowler, 5.1, 5.3, and 5.4 
III. 2D Motion of Rigid Bodies  
L7L12 
Kinematics: Angular Velocity, Instantaneous Center of Rotation Linear Momentum Principle Angular Momentum Principle WorkEnergy Principle Parallel Axis Theorem 

IV. Introduction to Lagrangian Dynamics  
L13L19 
Constraints and Forces Ideal Constraints Virtual Displacements Virtual Work D’Alembert’s Principle Generalized Coordinates and Forces Lagrangian Equations of Motion For 2D Holonomic Systems of Particles Equilibria Linearization of Equations Stability 
Chapter 5 Appendices D, E, and F 
V. Vibrations  
L20L24 
1DegreeofFreedom Oscillations: Natural Frequencies, Free, Damped, and Forced Response MultiDegreeofFreedom Oscillations: Natural Frequencies, Normal Modes, Free, Damped, and Forced Response Time Response Frequency Response Bode Plots 
Sections 81, 82, and 83 