May 27, 2020  
2015-2016 Official General Catalog 
2015-2016 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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EGR 282 - Mechanics (Dynamics)

Vector analysis approach to kinematics and kinetics of particles, systems of particles, kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies, forces, mass, acceleration, impulse, momentum, work and energy techniques.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  EGR 281 Mechanics (Statics)

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of displacement, velocity, and acceleration.
2.  Solve problems involving the kinematics of a particle undergoing constant and non-constant acceleration in both two and three dimensional space.
3.  Calculate values for tangential and normal acceleration.
4.  Solve problems involving particle motion using Newton's Second Law, Work-Energy, or Impulse-Momentum analysis.
5.  Understand angular momentum and its application to orbits.
6.  Analyze and solve problems involving systems of particles.
7.  Apply the principles of kinematics to the motion of a rigid body in general plane motion.
8.  Solve problems involving the plane motion of a rigid body using Newton's Second Law, Work-Energy, or Impulse-Momentum analysis.

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