Dynamics Analysis and Design of Systems in Motion

ISBN-10: 0471401986

ISBN-13: 9780471401988

Edition: 2005

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This title presents mechanics as a relatively uncluttered 'science'. The author explains how to apply the concepts to realistic situations, breaking complex problems into manageable parts. In addition he includes computation throughout the text.
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List price: $197.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/10/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

Background and Roadmap
Newton''s Laws
How You''ll Be Approaching Dynamics
Units and Symbols
The Pieces of the Puzzle
Kinematics of Particles
Straight-Line Motion
Speed Determination via Integration
Deceleration Limit Determination
Constant Acceleration/Speed/Distance Relation
Position-Dependent Acceleration
Velocity-Dependent Acceleration (A)
Velocity-Dependent Acceleration (B)
Cartesian Coordinates
Coordinate Transformation (A)
Coordinate Transformation (B)
RectilinearTrajectory Determination (A)
RectilinearTrajectory Determination (B)
Polar and Cylindrical Coordinates
Velocity_Polar Coordinates
Acceleration_Polar Coordinates (A)
Acceleration_Polar Coordinates (B)
Velocity and Acceleration_Cylindrical Coordinates
Path Coordinates
Acceleration_Path Coordinates
Analytical Determination of Radius of Curvature
Speed Along a Curve
Relative Motion and Constraints
One Body Moving on Another
Two Bodies Moving Independently (A)
Two Bodies Moving Independently (B)
Simple Pulley
Double Pulley
Just the Facts
System Analysis (SA) Exercises.SA
Kinematics of Variable Geometry Pulleys.SA
Multi-Axis Seat Ejection (MASE) Sled.SA
Carousel Ride.SA
Amusement Park-Style Golf Game
Kinetics of Particles
Cartesian Coordinates
Analysis of a Spaceship
Forces Acting on an Airplane
Response of an Underwater Probe
Sliding Ming Bowl
Particle in an Enclosure
Polar Coordinates
Forces Acting on a Payload
Ming Bowl on a Moving Slope
Ming Bowl on a Moving Slope with Friction
No-Slip in a Rotating Arm
Path Coordinates
Forces Acting on My Car
Finding a Rocket''s Radius of Curvature
Determining Slip Point in aTurn
Force and Acceleration for a Sliding Pebble
Linear Momentum and Linear Impulse
Changing the Space Shuttle''s Orbit
Two-Car Collision
Angular Momentum and Angular Impulse
Change in Speed of a Model Plane
Angular Momentum of a Bumper
Angular Momentum of aTetherball
Orbital Mechanics
Analysis of an Elliptical Orbit
Determining Closest Approach Distance
Dynamics ofTwo Pool Balls
More Pool Ball Dynamics
Oblique Billiard Ball Collision
Another Oblique Collision
Just the Facts
Escape from Colditz
Kinetics of Variable Geometry Pulleys
The Somatogravic Illusion
The Push-Pull Maneuver
The Energy of Particles
Work to Lift a Mass
Change in Speed Due to an Applied Force
Change in Speed Due to Slipping
Potential Energies and Conservative Forces
Speed Due to a Drop
Designing a Nutcracker
Speed of a Particle on a Circular Hill
Reexamination of an Orbital Problem
Power and Ef.ciency
Time Needed to Increase Speed
Time at Constant Power
Determining a Cyclist''s Energy Efficiency
Just the Facts
Bungie Jump Energetics
Escape from Colditz_TakeTwo
Multiparticle Systems
Force Balance and Linear Momentum
Finding a Mass Center
Finding a System''s Linear Momentum
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