Dynamics of Mechanical Systems


  • Carl T. F. Ross, University of Portsmouth, UK

Adopting a step by step methodical approach, the book is aimed at first and second year undergraduates and addresses the mathematical difficulties faced by them. Solution manual free from: http://www.mech.port.ac.uk/sdalby/mbm/CTFRSoln.htm
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First and second year undergraduate students


Book information

  • Published: June 1997
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-898563-34-1


Figures are all clear. The text is also clear and achieves its target of helping students who have difficulty with this topic., The Structural Engineer

Table of Contents

Introduction; Kinematics of particles; Kinetics of particles: Force, mass, acceleration; Kinetics of particles: Work, energy, power; Kinetics of particles: Momentum and impulse; Kinematics of rigid bodies; Kinetics of rigid bodies; Gyroscopic theory; Free and forced vibrations; Appendices: Simple vector analysis; Mass moments of inertia and other geometrical properties.