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MACHINE DYNAMICS MANE 4170 Spring 2009 Class Hours: Tu, F, 12:00-1:20 PM Room: Eaton 214
 

Summary: MACHINE DYNAMICS MANE 4170
Spring 2009 Class Hours: Tu, F, 12:00-1:20 PM Room: Eaton 214
Instructor: Kurt S. Anderson
Office: JEC 4006 Phone: 276-2339 E-Mail: anderk5@rpi.edu
Office Hours: M 3:30-4:30 PM; W 9:00-10:00 AM, Th 3:00-4:00 or by appointment
TA: Simin Chai
Office Hours: M 12:30-2:00 PM, Thursday 12:30-2:00 PM, (JEC 2001)
Course Objective:
To develop an understanding of the interrelationships of motion, kinematic constraints, forces, and moments as they
apply to the general 3-dimensional dynamic behavior of mechanisms and machine elements.
Text:
Course notes: "Machine Dynamics," prepared by the instructor (available in pdf form on the instructor's webpage at
http://www.rpi.edu/~anderk5/PublicShare/MANE4170-Notes.pdf )
Advanced Engineering Dynamics, by J. H. Ginsberg, Cambridge University Press (in paperback!)
Other texts which may be helpful:
Fundamentals of Applied Dynamics, by J.H. Williams, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1996
Principles of Dynamics, D.T. Greenwood Prentice Hall, 1988
Prerequisites:
ENGR 2090 (Engineering Dynamics) ; MATH 2400 (Intro. to Differential Equations) or equivalent and Linear Algebra
It is assumed that all students have a good understanding of statics and basic planar (2-D) (Sophomore level) dynamics.

  

Source: Anderson, Kurt S. - Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

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