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Course Code: 3840262
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4,5
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3840261
Set 2: 3650205
One of the sets above should be completed before taking ASE262 DYNAMICS .

Course Content

A vectorial approach to dynamics of particles and rigid bodies. Kinematics of particles, kinetics of particles. Kinematics of rigid bodies and kinetics of rigid bodies. Newtons second law and the laws of linear and angular momentum. Conservation Laws. The principle of impulse and momentum. Impact of particles and rigid bodies. Potential and kinetic energy, conservation laws and energy methods. Relative motion. The emphasis on dynamics of particles, system of particles and plane motion of rigid bodies. Introduction to three dimensional motion of rigid bodies.