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Course Learning Outcomes

A student who passes this course successfully will acquire the following qualities.

1. Expediency in analyzing spatial motions of particles.

2. Expediency in the path frame motion analysis of a particle and familiarity with the concepts of curvature and torsion.

3. Expediency in working with vectors, dyadics, and rotation dyadics in particular.

4. Expediency in the matrix representation of vectors and dyadics in different reference frames and the component transformation matrices.

5. Expediency in vector differentiation with respect to different reference frames and the relevant angular velocities and accelerations.

6. Expediency in using relative velocities and accelerations of a point with respect to different reference frames.

7. Expediency in using Newtonian mechanics for a particle and a system of particles.

8. Expediency in using the force-acceleration, impulse-momentum, and work-energy relationships.

9. Familiarity with conservative forces and potential energy.

10. Expediency in using Newtonian mechanics for a rigid body and familiarity with the gyroscopic effects.

11. Expediency in studying interacting rigid bodies together with the interaction forces and moments.

12. Expediency in using the Lagrange's equations without constraints.

13. Expediency in using Lagrange's equations with holonomic and nonholonomic constraints together with the constraint forces.