# Dynamics

### What is 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.

### 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