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syllabus - Course Outline AME 301Fall 2010 Required Text:...

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Required Text: Vector Mechanics for Engineers - Dynamics , Beer, Johnston… Seventh, Eigth and Ninth editions of the text are are suitable for this course. Class web site: http://www.dcwindustries.com/301 1. INTRODUCTION (Week 1) Properties of Vectors Dot Product, Cross Product 2. KINEMATICS OF PARTICLES (Weeks 1-2) Rectilinear Motion of Particles Relative Motion of Two Particles, Dependent Motions, Translating Coordinate Frames Curvilinear Motion of Particles Tangential and Normal Components, Cylindrical Coordinates 3. KINETICS OF PARTICLES: NEWTON’S SECOND LAW (Weeks 2-4) Newton’s Laws of Motion 2 nd Law in Cartesian and Tangential/Normal Components Angular Momentum Newton’s Law of Gravitation Central Forces, Space Mechanics, Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion 4. KINETICS OF PARTICLES: ENERGY/MOMENTUM METHODS (Weeks 4-8) Work of a Force, Principle of Work and Energy, Power and Efficiency Potential Energy, Conservative Forces, Energy Conservation Principle
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