James W. Kamman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Western Michigan University
Home ENGR 1990 ME 2560 ME 2580 ME 3600 ME 4590 ME 4710 ME 5550 ME 6590 Student Projects Research Interests

Course Notes

ME 5550 - Intermediate Dynamics

Three dimensional kinematics and dynamics of rigid bodies; equations of motion; Lagrange's equations; work and energy; impulse and momentum; virtual work; stability; computer simulation; introduction to vibrations. Prerequisites: ME 2580, MATH 3740.

Syllabus        Course Objectives

Topic Outline