ME 469

Applications of Dynamics in Engineering

Schedule

Week 1: 9/28 Introduction to modeling and system dynamics (Section 1.1)
9/29 Fundamental variables, energy storage, energy dissipation (Section 1.1 - 1.2)
Week 2: 10/3 (Lecture online) Energy dissipation & transforming elements (Section 1.2)
10/5 (Lecture online) Effort sources Paynter's diagram
10/6 Planar Mechanisms/Networks (Section 2.2/2.3)
Week 3: 10/10 Review Homework 1
10/12 Rigid body kinematics in a plane (Section 2.1)
10/13 Mechanism analysis (Section 2.2.2)
Week 4: 10/17 Network analysis (Section 2.3)
10/19 Analytical dynamics (Section 3.1)
10/20 Virtual work/Lagrange's Equation (Section 3.2)
Week 5: 10/24 Review Homework 2
10/26 Mechanical system models (Section 3.3.1)
10/27 Exam 1
Week 6: 10/31 Review Exam 1
11/2 (Lecture online) Electrical system models/Fluid system models (Section 3.3.2/3.3.3)
11/3 Constraint classification (Section 4.1)
Week 7: 11/7 Displacement constraints (Section 4.2)
11/9 Flow constraints (Section 4.3)
11/10 Effort constraints/Nonholonomic constraints (Section 4.4)
Week 8: 11/14 Lagrange DAEs (Section 4.5)
11/16 Review Homework 3
11/17 Exam 2
Week 9: 11/21 Review Exam 2
11/23 System analysis (Section 6.1)
11/24 -- Thanksgiving Holiday --
Week 10: 11/28 First-order and second-order model simulation (Section 6.2.3)
11/30 System simulation (Section 6.2)
12/1 Nonlinear system simulation (Section 6.2.3)
Week 11: 12/5 Mechanism simulation (Section 6.2.3)
12/7 Control system simulation (Section 6.2.3)
12/8 Review Homeworks 4 and 5
Week 12: 12/12 Final Exam, 2:30-4:20 pm Room SAV 156