Sep 15, 2019  
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ME 144: Introduction to Multi-body Dynamics

[3 units]

Rigid body mechanics (Rotation parameterization, Newton-Euler equations, inertia tensor), Interconnected bodies (joints, actuators, controllers), Equations of motion (Lagrange’s equations, Lagrange multipliers, body jack, DAEs) and Analyses (kinematic, static, quasi-static, dynamic, kinetostatic, linear-dynamic).

Prerequisite: ENGR 151  and MATH 131  and ME 140 , which may be taken concurrently. Background in vector mechanics, differential equations, numerical methods, linear algebra, MATLAB-Simulink, and Vibrations recommended. Normal Letter Grade only. Laboratory included. Conjoined with ME 244 .

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