Newtonian dynamics of a particle, systems of particles, rigid bodies, simple mechanisms and simple harmonic oscillators. Impulse, momentum, angular momentum, work and energy. Two-dimensional (planar) kinematics including motion relative to a moving reference frame. Three dimensional rigid-body dynamics are introduced at the instructor’s option. Setting up the differential equations of motion and solving them both analytically and numerically with MATLAB. In-lecture laboratory demonstrations illustrate basic principles.
Outcome 1: Student will be able to draw free-body diagrams and vectors for mechanics.
Outcome 2: Describe particle motion in 1-D, 2-D and 3-D employing Cartesian, polar, and path coordinates, and rotating coordinate systems.
Outcome 3: Apply Newton/Euler laws, momentum and work-energy principles to the motion of particles and rigid bodies to find equations of motion and conserved quantities.
Outcome 4: Recognize simple harmonic motions for 1-degree-of-freedom mechanical systems.
Outcome 5: Solve equations of motion numerically, and analytically in simple cases, and graphically show the resulting motion(s).
Outcome 6: Understand measurement of displacement, velocity and acceleration - and use such data to characterize the kinematics of simple mechanisms and 1-degree-of-freedom mechanical systems.
Permission of instructor required if not a current Cornell Engineering student.
ENGRD 2020 , MATH 2930, familiarity with MATLAB or permission of instructor.
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Summer 2020: Online course
|Section ID:||MAE 2030 001-LEC|
|Class dates:||June 22-August 4, 2020|
|Due date:||Friday July 31, 11:59 PM (see Final exams)|
|Time / room:||M-F 1 PM - 2:15 PM / Other, Off-Campus|
|Mode of instruction:||Synchronous distance learning|
|Instructor:||Yucalan, D. (dy285)|
|This is an online course. Please review the online course FAQs.|
|To enroll:||Enrollment for this class is closed.|