UT Dallas 2015 Graduate Catalog

MECH5310 - Intermediate Dynamics

MECH 5310 Intermediate Dynamics (3 semester credit hours) Review of Newtonian Dynamics. Variational principles. Principle of least action. Lagrange's and Hamilton's equations. Holonomic and nonholonomic constraints. Coupled and uncoupled multi-DOF linear systems. Rigid body dynamics and gyroscopic effects. Prerequisites: MECH 3320 and MECH 3351 and (MECH 4310 or MECH 4340). (3-0) R