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    Jun 25, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

PHYS 1620 - Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics

Goals: To understand the dynamic behavior of mechanical systems.

Content: Vector analysis, rectilinear and curvilinear kinematics, forces, free-body diagrams, friction, work and energy, impulse and momentum, general and relative motion, analysis of rigid bodies, moments of inertia, moments of forces, and vibrations.

Taught: Alternate years Winter term.

Prerequisites: PHYS 1150 or PHYS 1230, and MATH 1180, or consent of instructor.

Credits: 4