: B. Balachandran, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Office: EGR 2133; Ph: (301)405-5309; E-Mail:
: Kane, T,
Analytical Elements of Mechanics: Vol. 2, Dynamics
Press, NY, 1961; available at copy center, EGR 1123.
Greenwood, D. T.,
Principles of Dynamics
, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs,
, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1980.
mark, J. I. and Fufaev, N. A.,
Dynamics of Nonholonomic Systems
Time and Place
: M, W: 3.30 PM to 4.45 PM; EGR 2154
1.30 PM to 2.30 PM or by appointment
Two Mid-Term Exams (In Class Exam on March 10 & Take Home Exam Due
on April 28): 50%; Final Exam (Take Home Exam; Due on May 17): 30%
All problems assigned may not be graded.
Late homework will only be
accepted under extenuating circumstances. It is okay to collaborate on
assignments, but independent work is needed and essential to do well in
Introduction and Overview (Chapter 1 of Greenwood, Chapter 1 of Kane)
Kinematics in Plane and Space (Chapter 2 of Greenwood, Chapter 2 of Kane)