Penn State Harrisburg
Mechanical Engineering Department
Spring 2015 Course Outline
Title and Course Number:
M E 357 Section II
Credit and Contact Hours (Lecture / Laboratory)
System Dynamics
3 credits (3 cr lecture, 0 cr lab)
University course description

M E 357 System Dynamics
CHAPTER
3
Mechanical Systems
Section 3.1: System of Units
Section 3.2: Mechanical Elements: spring, damper, rigid body
Section 3.3: Mathematical Modeling of Mechanical Systems
forced response, natural response, transient period,

Penn State Harrisburg
Mechanical Engineering Department
M E 357 System Dynamics Spring 2015
Homework # 2
Q1. Consider the system where dynamic responses
for M1 and M2 are to be obtained. Determine the
transfer function relating X2(s) and Fa(s)?
Q2. For th

M E 357 System Dynamics
CHAPTER
2
The Laplace Transform
Complex Numbers, Complex Variables, and Complex Functions
Laplace Transformation
Inverse Laplace Transformation
Solving Linear, Time-Invariant Differential Equations
Example Problems and Solutions
M

PSH
Homework # 1
ME Program
Section II Solutions
M E 357 System Dynamics Spring 2015
Instructor: Dr. Abu-Ayyad
Q1. Find the response y(t) for t 0 for a linear first-order system described by
y+ 0.5y = sint cost ; and y(0) = 0. Determine y().
Converting th

Penn State Harrisburg
Mechanical Engineering Department
M E 357 System Dynamics Spring 2015
Homework # 1
Section II
Instructor: Dr. Abu-Ayyad
Q1. Find the response y(t) for t 0 for a linear first-order system described by
y+ 0.5y = sint cost ; and y(0) =

M E 357 System Dynamics
Course Outline
Instructor
Dr. Mamoun Abu-Ayyad
[email protected]
W 239 A Olmsted Building
Classes: T R (9:45 11:00 am) 015C Olmsted Section I
Classes: M W F (12:20 1:10 pm) 012C Olmsted Section II
Prerequisites: CMPSC 201 or CMPSC 2