Conceptual Dynamics - Independent Learning



What is dynamics?


What is dynamics?





Why should we study dynamics?





What will we learn?


We will learn


  • how to classify bodies as being particles or rigid bodies and
  • kinematic and kinetic methods of dynamic analysis.


What is the difference between a particle and a rigid body model?

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What is the difference between kinematic and kinetic analysis?

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Prerequisite knowledge


You will need to know


  • Physics
    • Vectors
    • General concepts of motion
  • Statics
    • Equations of equilibrium
    • Free-body diagrams
  • Calculus
    • Time rate of change
    • Differential calculus
    • Integral calculus