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ARO 2150 - Vector Dynamics (3)


Cross Listed as: ME 2150  
Rectilinear and curvilinear motion of particles. Kinematics & kinetics. Planar motion of rigid bodies in an inertial reference frame using Cartesian, normal-tangential and polar coordinate systems. Newton’s laws of motion. Work and energy including kinetic and potential energy; Linear and angular impulse and momentum. Direct and oblique central impact. Mass moments of inertia. Fixed-axis rotation and general plane motion of rigid bodies. External loads, inertia forces, load factors & V-n diagrams on aircraft. Theory and applications applied to aircraft and rocket structures.

Prerequisite(s): C- or better in ME 2141  or ME 214, or C or better in ARO 2041  or CE 2041 ; and C or better in MAT 1150 , MAT 1150C, or MAT 116.
Component(s): Lecture
Grading Basis: Graded Only
Repeat for Credit: May be taken only once
Course Category: Major Course, Service Course



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