Focusing on practical applications yet covering theoretical aspects too, this volume explains optimization techniques for vibrating systems omitted by many standard texts. It deploys both Newton-Euler and Lagrange methodology to derive equations.
Reza N. Jazar is a professor in the Aerospace, Mechanical, & Manufacturing Engineering Department at RMIT University. His main research areas are nonlinear dynamics, robotics, control, and MEMs. He's written extensively on many diverse topics in applied mathematics and mechanical engineering. He is also the author of Theory of Applied Robotics: Kinematics, Dynamics and Control and regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses in mechanical engineering.