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About this product
- Author(s)Haim Baruh
- PublisherApple Academic Press Inc.
- Date of Publication28/10/2014
- GenreMechanical Engineering
- Place of PublicationOakville
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintApple Academic Press Inc.
- Content Note643 black & white illustrations, 56 black & white tables
- Weight1700 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
- Table Of ContentsIntroductory Concepts Introduction Particles, Rigid Bodies and Deformable Solids Degrees of Freedom Types of Forces and Motions Systems of Units Linearization Differential Equations and the Principle of Superposition Dimensional Analysis and Nondimensionalization Numerical Integration What Is a Vehicle? Cause and Effect Principle Bibliography Problems Kinematics Fundamentals Introduction Position, Velocity and Acceleration Reference Frames: Single Rotation in a Plane Column Vector Representation Commonly Used Coordinate Systems Moving Reference Frames Selection of Rotation Parameters Rate of Change of a Vector, Angular Velocity Angular Acceleration and Second Derivatives Relative Motion Instantaneous Center of Zero Velocity Bibliography Problems Kinematics Applications Introduction Motion with Respect to the Rotating Earth Contact Rolling Bicycle Model of a Car Kinematic Differential Equations Topspin and Backspin Mechanisms Instant Center Analysis for Linkages Bibliography Problems Kinetics Fundamentals Introduction Rigid Body Geometry Linear and Angular Momentum Resultant Force and Moment Laws of Motion Forces and Moments Acting on Bodies Force of Gravity Contact and Reaction Forces Dry Friction Forces Aerodynamic Forces Spring Forces Dampers Bibliography Problems Kinetics Applications Introduction Rolling Mechanical Trail Impulse and Momentum Work, Energy and Power Equations of Motion Solution of the Equations of Motion Linearization, Equilibrium and Stability Motion in the Vicinity of the Earth Collisions A More Accurate Model of Rigid Body Impact Bibliography Problems Response of Dynamical Systems Introduction The Unit Impulse and Unit Step Functions Homogeneous Plus Particular Solution Approach Laplace Transform Solution Response of First-Order Systems Review of Complex Variables Second-Order Systems Free Response of Undamped Second-Order Systems Free Response of Damped Second-Order Systems Underdamped Systems Damping Estimation by Logarithmic Decrement Response to an Impulsive Force Step Response Response to General Excitations - Convolution Integral Time-Domain vs. Frequency-Domain Analysis Response to Harmonic Excitation Resonance Transmitted Force Base Excitation Harmonic Excitation Due to Imbalances and Eccentricity Bibliography Problems Response of Multi Degree of Freedom Systems Introduction Modeling of Multi Degree of Freedom Systems Coupling Free Motion of Undamped Multi Degree of Freedom Systems Solving for the Natural Frequencies and Modal Vectors Beat Phenomenon Unrestrained Motion and Rigid Body Modes Orthogonality of the Modal Vectors Expansion Theorem Modal Equations of Motion and Response Mode Participation and Isolation Approximate Approach for Damped Systems Response to Harmonic Excitation Vibration Reducing Devices First-Order Systems Numerical Integration Bibliography Problems Analytical Mechanics Introduction Generalized Coordinates and Constraints Velocity Representation Virtual Displacements and Virtual Work Virtual Displacements and Virtual Work for Rigid Bodies Generalized Forces Principle of Virtual Work for Static Equilibrium D'Alembert's Principle Hamilton's Principle Lagrange's Equations Constrained Systems Kane's Equations Natural and Nonnatural Systems, Equilibrium Small Motions around Equilibrium Rayleigh's Dissipation Function Generalized Momentum, First Integrals Impulsive Motion Bibliography Problems Three-Dimensional Kinematics of Rigid Bodies Introduction Basic Kinematics of Rigid Bodies Euler Angles Axisymmetric Bodies Rolling Orientation Change by Successive Rotations Intercon
- Author BiographyHaim Baruh has over 30 years' experience in teaching and research associated with motion analysis and its applications, such as vibrations, control general dynamics, impact mechanics, and vehicle dynamics. Author of over 40 peer-reviewed research articles, as well as the highly-regarded book, Analytical Dynamics, and director of a NASA-funded successful STEM education center, Baruh's educational and research efforts have been supported by NASA, NSF, and the FAA. He has collaborated on research with the U.S. Army and he has served as graduate program director and associate dean in the School of Engineering at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
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