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: email@example.com
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)
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.
Course notes: "Machine Dynamics," prepared by the instructor (available in pdf form on the instructor's webpage at
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
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.