The Engineering Dynamics Course Companion 2 Volume Set Particles and Rigid Bodies: Kinematics and Kinetics

Edward Diehl

  • 出版商: Morgan & Claypool
  • 出版日期: 2021-01-01
  • 售價: $3,530
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$3,354
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 476
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 1636390110
  • ISBN-13: 9781636390116

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The Engineering Dynamics Course Companion books (Volumes 1 and 2) are supplemental textbooks intended to assist students, especially visual learners, in their approach to Sophomore level Engineering Dynamics. They emphasize the basics of Newtonian Mechanics and “Problem Solving Skills” in an accessible and fun format organized to coincide with the semester schedule many instructors choose. Both volumes include numerous example problems and sample tests for student practice. The first volume covers the dynamics of particles while the second course covers the dynamics of rigid bodies. Throughout both volumes, students are joined by Newtdog (Sir Isaac Newton) and Wormy, cartoon companions that serve as visual mnemonics to aid in learning and development of problem solving skills. Students are also strongly encouraged to make use of the supplemental videos posted by the author (see below).

Part 1, Particles: Kinematics and Kinetics
Part 2, Rigid Bodies: Kinematics and Kinetics


Edward Diehl, University of Hartford
Dr. Edward Diehl obtained his doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut in December 2016. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Hartford in the Mechanical Engineering Department. Prior to joining UHartford, he was a lecturer (2009–2017) at the United States Coast Guard Academy in both the Mechanical Engineering section and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering section. He worked as a Principal Engineer (2006–2009, 1996–2000, and 1992–1995) for Seaworthy Systems, Inc., self-employed (2000–2006), and an analyst (1995–1996) for General Dynamics/Electric Boat. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Connecticut. He obtained a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer at Hartford in 1996. He is a proud graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, class of 1992, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Engineering Systems. His research interests include solid mechanics pedagogy, gear vibration and fault modeling, and mechanism design.


Rectilinear Motion of Particles
Kinematics Special Cases: One-Dimensional Relative Motion and Dependent Motion
Curvilinear Motion of Particles (Rectangular Coordinates): Projectile Motion and Vector Relative Motion
Non-Rectangular Coordinate Systems: Path Coordinates
Non-Rectangular Coordinate Systems: Polar Coordinates
Newton's Second Law (N2L) in Rectangular Coordinates
Newton's Second Law (N2L) in Non-Rectangular Coordinates
Work-Energy Method and the Conservation of Energy (Part 1)
Work-Energy Method and the Conservation of Energy (Part 2)
Impulse-Momentum Method / Direct Impact of Particles and the Conservation of Linear Momentum
Oblique Impact of Particles

Angular Kinematics of Rigid Body Motion
Absolute and Relative Velocity
Velocity Analysis Using the Instantaneous Center of Rotation
Acceleration Analysis (Part 1)
Acceleration Analysis (Part 2)
Coriolis Acceleration Analysis
Mass Moment of Inertia
Newton's Second Law in Constrained Plane Motion
Energy Methods
Rigid Body Impulse-Momentum Method
Impact of Rigid Bodies
Author's Biography