Oct 22, 2021
ENGR& 215 - Dynamics
ENGR& 214 and MATH& 163 with a grade of “C” or better or concurrent enrollment in MATH& 163 .
This is a course in engineering dynamics. Topics include: kinematics, kinetics, dynamics or particles and rigid bodies using vector notation, rectangular coordinates, normal and tangent coordinates, curvilinear motion, work, energy, impulse, momentum, rotation, absolute motion, and relative motion.
5 theory hours.
AA Specified Elective
Satisfies the requirement for the AS Track 2 degree or specified elective for the AA degree.
- Determine the kinematics of particles in rectilinear and curvilinear motion
- Solve problems involving the kinetics of particles using Newton’s second law
- Apply energy and momentum concepts to problems involving the kinetics of particles and rigid bodies
- Analyze the plane motion of rigid bodies using forces-accelerations and energy-momentum methods
- Predict the motion of a system of particles using conservation of energy and work concepts
- Provide absolute and relative-motion analyses of velocity and acceleration using fixed, translating, and rotating frames of reference
- Solve introductory three-dimensional kinetics of rigid body problems using rectangular, normal, and tangent coordinates
- Apply principles of engineering dynamics to the design of moving mechanical systems
- Develop and utilize team skills necessary for the solution of problems in engineering dynamics
- Report the results of analyses clearly, concisely, and in the required format
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