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Advanced dynamics deals with the understanding of the dynamic behaviour of complex engineering structures, mechanisms and components and this must be built upon a solid foundation of the basic course in dynamics. Modern technical advancements in areas such as robotics, multibody spacecraft, altitude control and design of complex mechanical devices and mechanisms in industry need a well-bloomed knowledge of advanced dynamics concepts. While the basic dynamics course deals with the simple and easily comprehensive ideas of Newtonian dynamics based on physical space and Newton's laws of motion; Advanced dynamics involves abstract concepts such as virtual displacements, virtual work, generalized coordinates and variation principles.
R.B. Bhat.: Department of Mechanical Engineering Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada R.V. Dukkipati.: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Fairfield University, Fairfield, USA
Preface / Introductory Concepts in Dynamics / Concepts in analytical Dynamics / Energy and Momentum / Frames of Reference / Orbital Motion / LaGrange's Equations / Moments and Products of Inertia / Dynamics of Rigid Bodies / Variational Principles / Canonical Transformations and Hamilton-Jacobi Theory / Vibration of Dynamics Systems / Dynamic Response by Numerical Methods Index.
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