Dynamics of Mechanical Systems

Dynamics of Mechanical Systems

1st Edition - June 1, 1997

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  • Author: C T F Ross
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857099792

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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

Key Features

  • Adopts a step-by-step methodical approach in explaining the dynamics of mechanical systems
  • Addresses the mathematical difficulties faced by first and second year undergraduates


First and second year undergraduate students

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.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 320
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 1997
  • Published: June 1, 1997
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857099792

About the Author

C T F Ross

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Portsmouth, UK

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