Fall 2012 – Summer 2013
Mechanical Engineering : Variational methods. Hamilton's principle and equations of motion of engineering systems. Lagrangian formulations for discrete systems. Methods of discretizing continuous systems. Rigid body dynamics. Dynamic behaviour of linear and nonlinear systems. Response of engineering systems to deterministic inputs by classical methods. Stability of linear and nonlinear systems.
Terms: Winter 2013
Instructors: Jozsef Kovecses (Winter)