Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5690528
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SITKI KEMAL DER
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Mechanisms and robotic systems containing flexible links. Multibody kinematics using rigid body and deformation coordinates. Kane's equations. 3-D and 2-D equations of motion. Couplings between rigid body and deformation coordinates. Dynamic invariants of motion. Closed loop and prescribed motion constraints. Coordinate reduction. Changing mode shapes. Impact loading. Computer simulations. (F)