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.
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:
- Describe straight line motion with regard to definitions of displacement, velocity, and acceleration;
- Apply equations for projectile motion, describe curvilinear motion both kinematic equations and kinetic equations;
- Apply the concepts of work-energy principles;
- Apply the principle of linear impulse and momentum;
- Apply conservation of momentum and the coefficient of restitution to direct-central and oblique impacts;
- Write proper kinematics equations for velocity and acceleration;
- Understand the concept of instantaneous center of rotation;
- Apply the proper kinematic equations for planar motion of rigid bodies, with rotation and/or translation;
- Calculate the mass moment of inertia.
Upon completion of ES 2120 Dynamics, the student will:
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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