Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5720262
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4,5
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ERCAN GRSES
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5720261
The course set above should be completed before taking AEE262 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. Newton s second law and
the laws of linear and angular momentum. Newton s Law of Gravitation. The principle of
impulse and momentum. Impact of particles and rigid bodies. Potential and kinetic energy,
conservation laws and energy methods. Relative motion. Application to Space Flight Mechanics.
The emphasis on dynamics of particles, system of particles and plane motion of rigid bodies.
Introduction to three dimensional motions of rigid bodies.