Dynamics Notes

This note covers the following topics: Projectile
Motion, scillations: Mass on a Spring, forced Oscillations, Polar co-ordinates,
Simple Pendulum, Motion Under a Central Force, Kepler’s Laws, Polar equations of
motion, Differential Equation for the Particle Path, Planetary motion, Momentum,
Angular Momentum and Energy, Particle Motion under Gravity on Surface of
Revolution with Vertical Axis of Symmetry, Stability and Instability, Rotating
Systems, Many particle systems, Rigid body motion, Axisymmetric top.

**Author(s):** Prof. Sheila Widnall, Prof. John Deyst and Prof. Edward
Greitzer

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