Topic:Dynamics
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Part of the Division of Applied Mechanics and the School of Engineering
Content summary[edit]
The study of Dynamics is the fundamental examination of the effects of Forces upon objects and the resulting relationship with movement. Often referred to as one of the two primary disciplines within the field of Engineering Mechanics, dynamics explores the behavior of moving bodies.
Prerequisites[edit]
Mathematics[edit]
 Algebra
 Trigonometry
 Calculus
 Differential Equations,b:Differential_Equations,b:Calculus/Ordinary_differential_equations
Physics[edit]
Engineering[edit]
Learning Materials[edit]
Texts[edit]
Dynamics Lessons[edit]
 Introduction
 Basic Dynamic Motion
Assignments[edit]
Preliminary Study guide[edit]
 Wikipedia article:Dynamics
 Wikipedia article:Space
 Wikipedia article:Time
 Wikipedia article:Mass
 Wikipedia article:Force
 Wikipedia article:Particle
 Wikipedia article:Rigid Body
 Wikipedia article:Vector
 Wikipedia article:Scalar
 Wikipedia article:Newtons laws
 Wikipedia article:Units
 Wikipedia article:Gravity
 Wikipedia article:Free Body Diagram
 Wikipedia article:List of centroids
Readings[edit]
 Peruse the appropriate sections of b:Mechanics
Activities[edit]
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References[edit]
Additional helpful readings include:
 Dynamics Course at Penn State, 1999, PSU
 Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics (4th Ed.); Meriam & Kraige, 1997, Wiley New York
 Vector Analysis Tutorial
 Mechanical Engineering Notes, 2007, MIT
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