Academic Catalog


Course Code: 8760504
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Design And Manufacturing
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Three dimensional kinematics:Coordinate system and transformation.Spatial rotations.Euler angles.Relative velocity and acceleration relationships.Basics of Newtonian mechanics.Inertia tensor.Rigid body dynamics.Gyroscopic effects.Rigid body systems.Analytical mechanics:Genaralized coordinates and forces.Lagrange`s equations.Holonomic and nonholonomic constraints.Lagrange multipliers and Lagrang`s equations with constraints.