At the end of this course, students will

**Recall**and**use**Newton-Euler and Lagrange methods for modeling mechanical systems and obtain equations of motion for such systems**Simulate**mathematical models of mechanical systems in a numerical environment and**analyze**results**Recall**and**simulate**models of wheeled locomotion systems, analyze and understand the results**Recall**and**analyze**kinematic models of legged locomotion, including zero-moment point based methods**Recall**and**analyze**passive dynamic walking models**Recall**and**analyze**spring-mass running systems**Construct**mathematical models of simple locomotory systems,**design**and**implement**software simulations for such systems and**understand**results from these simulations.