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Unformatted text preview: 1 ME 242 Dynamics April 3, 2009 Eric Wang Midterm Quiz #2 • One week from today • Will cover everything up to & including last Friday’s lecture • Chapters 3, 4, & 5 (skip 5.3 & 5.4) • Closed book, closed notes • Cheat sheet (1 page, 1 side) • Starts at noon (not 12:05) Today’s Key Concepts Chapter 6: Kinematics Rigid Bodies • Rotating reference frames • Rigid body accelerations Newtonian Reference Frame • A Newtonian Reference frame is a reference frame in which Newton’s 3 laws hold true. True or False? A reference frame moving in a straight line at a constant velocity is a Newtonian Reference frame Newtonian Reference Frame • A Newtonian Reference frame is a reference frame in which Newton’s 3 laws hold true. • Fixed points in a Newtonian Reference frame have no acceleration. 2 True or False? A Rotating Reference Frame is a Newtonian Reference Frame? Rotating Reference Frames • Each rigid body has at least one reference frame (coordinate system) • 3 coordinate systems shown...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2009 for the course ME 242 taught by Professor Kam during the Spring '06 term at Nevada.
- Spring '06