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Principles of Dynamics, 2nd edition

  • Donald T. Greenwood
Principles of Dynamics

ISBN-13: 9780137099818

Includes: Paperback

2nd edition

Published by Pearson (July 13th 1987) - Copyright © 1987

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  • Paperback

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  • introduces generalized forms of d'Alembert's principles and applies them to systems of rigid bodies.
  • applies pertubation theory to the analysis of vibrations.
  • makes extensive use of the Lagrangian method of formulating the equations of motion.

Table of contents

1. Introductory Concepts.

2. Kinematics of a Particle.

3. Dynamics of a Particle.

4. Dynamics of a System of Particles.

5. Orbital Motion.

6. Lagrange's Equations.

7. Basic Concepts and Kinematics of Rigid Body Motion.

8. Dynamics of a Rigid Body.

9. Vibration Theory.

Appendices: Inertial Properties of Homogeneous Bodies.

Answers to Selected Problems.


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