NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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ES 2120 - Dynamics

This course covers kinematics, including linear and angular displacement, velocity, acceleration and simple harmonic motion of particles and rigid bodies; moments of inertia and radii of gyration of masses; the application of principles of force-mass acceleration, work-kinetic energy, impulse and momentum to solution of problems of force systems acting on moving bodies.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

MATH 2205 Calc II and ES 2110 Statics with C or better; and PHYS 1310 College Physics I or instructor consent

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of  ES 2120 Dynamics, students should be able to:

  1. Describe straight line motion with regard to definitions of displacement, velocity, and acceleration;
  2. Apply equations for projectile motion, describe curvilinear motion both kinematic equations and kinetic equations;
  3. Apply the concepts of work-energy principles;
  4. Apply the principle of linear impulse and momentum;
  5. Apply conservation of momentum and the coefficient of restitution to direct-central and oblique impacts;
  6. Write proper kinematics equations for velocity and acceleration;
  7. Understand the concept of instantaneous center of rotation;
  8. Apply the proper kinematic equations for planar motion of rigid bodies, with rotation and/or translation;
  9. Calculate the mass moment of inertia.

Program Outcomes
Upon completion of ES 2120 Dynamics, the student will:

Engineering AS

PO#1 Incorporate technology appropriately in addressing engineering applications.

PO#2 Design an experimental method to solve a real world problem with adjustments based on results.

PO#3 Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering that includes differential equations, calculus-based physics, and chemistry.

PO#4 Apply relevant techniques, skills, and engineering tools to solve problems.

PO#7 Deliver effective verbal, written, and graphical communications.

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