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ME 274: BASIC MECHANICS II – Spring 2010 School of Mechanical Engineering Purdue University, West Lafayette ME 274 is a fundamental course in the subject of dynamics. The historical trend in mechanical engineering design has always been to move toward higher speeds in power machinery. This trend continues today. It allows one to package more power into smaller spaces. The penalty one pays is that dynamic forces, vibrations and stresses may lead to malfunctioning and failure. Static analysis becomes insufficient. Transportation speeds have increased, making dynamic analysis mandatory. The age of space travel makes dynamics a general education requirement. ME 274 is designed as a course with an emphasis on conceptual understanding through problem solving. The theoretical background and problem solving methods are provided by your textbook and notes, and the lectures. ME 274 brings together your past experiences in physics, mathematics, and modeling, and builds upon them. HOMEWORK
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