Engineering Dynamics
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 J. Alan Adams, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
United States Naval Academy

Each lecture below contains Objectives, Theory, Solutions and Review Questions that
complement formal classroom lectures. Mathcad 2001i Professional-Academic edition is used.

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Preface(preface.htm)

Preview(preview.mcd)

Chapter 1: Review of Vectors and Calculus

  •       Vector Addition(vectors.htm)
  •       Vector Algebra(vecalgebra.htm)
  •       Vector Calculus(veccal.htm)
  • Chapter 2: Particle Motion Chapter 3:  Newton's Second Law Chapter 4:  Impulse and Momentum Chapter 5:  Work-Energy
  •      Rolling without Slipping(powerball.htm)
  •      Go-cart Analysis(gocart.htm)
  •      Mass-Spring(energy1.htm)
  •      Block, Spring and Pulley(energy2.htm)
  •      Spring, Collar and Weight(energy3.htm)
  •      Bungee Jumping(bungee.htm)
  • Chapter 6:  Impact Chapter 7:  Dynamic Systems Chapter 8: Planar Kinematics Chapter 9:  Flat Part Properties Chapter 10  Advanced Analysis