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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE833
Subject Title MULTI


Review of planar motion of rigid bodies and Newton-Euler equations of motion; constraints – holonomic and non-holonomic constraints, Newton-Euler equations for planar inter connected rigid bodies; D’Alembert’s principle, generalized coordinates; alternative formulations of analytical mechanics and applications to planar dynamics – Euler-Lagrange equations, Hamilton’s equations and ignorable coordinates, Gibbs-Appel and Kane’s equations; numerical solution of differential and differential algebraic equations; spatial motion of a rigid body – Euler angles, rotation matrices, quaternions, Newton-Euler equations for spatial motion; equations of motion for spatial mechanisms.

Text Books

1. Ginsberg, J., Engineering Dynamics, Cambridge Univ. Press (2008).

2. Ardema, M. D., Analytical Dynamics: Theory and Applications, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers (2005).

3. Fabien, B. C., Analytical System Dynamics: Modeling and Simulation, Springer (2009).

4. Harrison, H. R. and Nettleton, T., Advanced Engineering Dynamics, Arnold (1997).

5. Moon, F. C., Applied Dynamics, Wiley (1998).

6. Kane, T. R. and Levinson, D. A., Dynamics: Theory and Applications, McGraw-Hill (1985).