Applied Dynamics

Author: Haim Baruh
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482250799
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Gain a Greater Understanding of How Key Components Work Using realistic examples from everyday life, including sports (motion of balls in air or during impact) and vehicle motions, Applied Dynamics emphasizes the applications of dynamics in engineering without sacrificing the fundamentals or rigor. The text provides a detailed analysis of the principles of dynamics and vehicle motions analysis. An example included in the topic of collisions is the famous "Immaculate Reception," whose 40th anniversary was recently celebrated by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Covers Stability and Response Analysis in Depth The book addresses two- and three-dimensional Newtonian mechanics, it covers analytical mechanics, and describes Lagrange’s and Kane’s equations. It also examines stability and response analysis, and vibrations of dynamical systems. In addition, the text highlights a developing interest in the industry—the dynamics and stability of land vehicles. Contains Lots of Illustrative Examples In addition to the detailed coverage of dynamics applications, over 180 examples and nearly 600 problems richly illustrate the concepts developed in the text. Topics covered include: General kinematics and kinetics Expanded study of two- and three-dimensional motion, as well as of impact dynamics Analytical mechanics, including Lagrange’s and Kane’s equations The stability and response of dynamical systems, including vibration analysis Dynamics and stability of ground vehicles Designed for classroom instruction appealing to undergraduate and graduate students taking intermediate and advanced dynamics courses, as well as vibration study and analysis of land vehicles, Applied Dynamics can also be used as an up-to-date reference in engineering dynamics for researchers and professional engineers.

Fundamentals of Applied Dynamics

Author: Roberto A. Tenenbaum
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387218173
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A translation of the highly acclaimed text by Roberto Tenenbaum (originally published in Portuguese). Tenenbaum's book covers the full range of topics included in a complete basic course designed for undergraduate students in engineering. Requiring no more than a basic course in calculus, the text employs an intuitive approach, from the point of view of Newtonian mechanics, that avoids the complications of Hamiltonian and Lagrangian formalism. The balance between analysis and practical examples also avoids the tendency of other engineering- oriented texts to assume an antipathy towards abstract thinking among engineers. The analytical approach, presented in a simple but rigorous way, gives the required tools for modeling novel practical situations.

Applied Dynamics

Author: Francis C. Moon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527407514
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For almost a decade now, this textbook had been at the forefront in using modern analytical and computational codes and in addressing novel developments. Already used by numerous institutions for their courses, this second edition has been substantially revised, with new sections on biomechanics and micro- and nanotechnology. There is also more coverage of robotics, multibody simulations and celestial mechanics. Numerous examples have been added and problems, partly using MATLAB, have been included. * Free solutions manual available for lecturers at www.wiley-vch.de/supplements/

Applied Dynamics

Author: Werner Schiehlen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319073354
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Applied Dynamics is an important branch of engineering mechanics widely applied to mechanical and automotive engineering, aerospace and biomechanics as well as control engineering and mechatronics. The computational methods presented are based on common fundamentals. For this purpose analytical mechanics turns out to be very useful where D’Alembert’s principle in the Lagrangian formulation proves to be most efficient. The method of multibody systems, finite element systems and continuous systems are treated consistently. Thus, students get a much better understanding of dynamical phenomena, and engineers in design and development departments using computer codes may check the results more easily by choosing models of different complexity for vibration and stress analysis.

Applied Nonlinear Dynamics

Author: Ali H. Nayfeh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527617558
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A unified and coherent treatment of analytical, computational and experimental techniques of nonlinear dynamics with numerous illustrative applications. Features a discourse on geometric concepts such as Poincare maps. Discusses chaos, stability and bifurcation analysis for systems of differential and algebraic equations. Includes scores of examples to facilitate understanding.

Applied Solid Dynamics

Author: D. G. Gorman
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483106241
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Applied Solid Dynamics covers the dynamics of solids and, in particular, some of its applications to modern systems. The book aims to help students bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application. Chapter 1 formulates the concept of dynamically equivalent systems, the use of which enables even the most complex of systems to be represented by a much simpler model, provided certain important criteria are met. Chapter 2 demonstrates the usefulness of this concept by introducing an innovative vector system for the analysis of epicyclic gear transmission. Chapter 3 investigates the dynamics of a solid body in general plane motion, and Chapter 4 demonstrates the effect of intermittent energy transfer in a reciprocating system by using turning moment diagrams and the flywheel design. The applications of friction; the problems associated with rotational out-of-balance; and the dynamics of general space motion are tackled in the next four chapters. Chapters 9-12 discuss the analysis and prediction of the vibrating response of mass and elastic systems, whether such systems are single- or multi-degree of freedom in nature or are modeled in terms of lumped to distributed parameters. The book concludes by apprising active and passive vibratory control. Mechanical engineers will find this book invaluable.

Simulation Techniques for Applied Dynamics

Author: Martin Arnold
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3211895485
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The coupling of models from different physical domains and the efficient and reliable simulation of multidisciplinary problems in engineering applications are important topics for various fields of engineering, in simulation technology and in the development and analysis of numerical solvers. The volume presents advanced modelling and simulation techniques for the dynamical analysis of coupled engineering systems consisting of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and biological components as well as control devices often based on computer hardware and software. The book starts with some basics in multibody dynamics and in port-based modelling and focuses on the modelling and simulation of heterogeneous systems with special emphasis on robust and efficient numerical solution techniques and on a variety of applied problems including case studies of co-simulation in industrial applications, methods and problems of model based controller design and real-time application.

Applied Atmospheric Dynamics

Author: Amanda H. Lynch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470861754
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The weather can be a cause of disruption, despair and even danger everywhere around the world at one time or another. Even when benign it is a source of constant fascination. Applied Atmospheric Dynamics connects this interest with the theoretical underpinnings of fluid dynamics; linking real physical events as diverse as Hurricane Katrina and the strong katabatic winds of Antarctica, with quantitative conceptual models of atmospheric behaviour. Assuming only basic calculus the book provides a physical basis for understanding atmospheric motions around the globe as well as detailing the advances that have led to a greater understanding of weather and climate. The accompanying supplementary CD-ROM features colour graphics, maps, databases, animations, project materials, as well as weather data tips. Covers the standard theoretical principles of atmospheric dynamics and applies the theory to global real world examples Assumes only non-vector based calculus Features supplementary CD-ROM with electronic versions of all figures, case study data and possible term projects An invaluable text for students of Meteorology, Atmospheric Science, Geography and Environmental Science A Solutions Manual is also available for this textbook on the Instructor Companion Site www.wileyeurope.com/college/lynch

Applied Dynamics and CAD of Manipulation Robots

Author: M. Vukobratovic
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642822045
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This book is a logical continuation of Volume 1 of the series entitled "Scientific Fundamentals of Robotics" which presents all of the basic methods for computerized construction of dynamics of manipulation ro bots as well as the essential concepts of computer-aided design of their mechanics. Vol. 1 of the Series also contains the main practical re sults from the elastodynamics of manipulation robots, having in mind a need for forming a computer procedure which allows efficient checks of elastic deformations of a manipulator tip or some other of its charac teristic points. Wishing to add a highly applications-oriented dimension to the dynamic aspect of studies of manipulation robots, the authors have made a kind of a topic-based selection by leaving unconsidered some aspects of studies of robots, such as elasticity, and discussing others, more im portant in their opinion, to such an extent as suffices to make them practically applicable. The authors have decided not to treat in detail the problem of flexible manipulation robots for two reasons. The first results from the atti tude that the permissible (desired) robot elasticity may, satisfacto rily well, be tested using the method described in Vol. 1 of the Series.