Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Mechanics Applied to Aerospace
25114165
Iowa State Course Substitution
Engineering Dynamics
M E 345
Course Info
International Credits:
6.0
Converted Credits:
3.5
Country:
Spain
Language:
English
Course Description:
0 Introduction  Newton's laws  Scalar and vector quantities  Review of vector calculus  Degrees of freedom and constraints
1 Kinematics of point particles  Reference frames  Position, velocity and acceleration  Planar motion  Tangential and normal components  Relative motion  Rotations  Relations between position, velocity and acceleration using translating and rotating axes
2 Dynamics of point particles  Force and momentum  Work and energy  Rectilinear motion. Vibrations.  Motion of a free particle  Motion of a particle over a curve  Motion of a particle over a surface  Relative dynamics  Angular momentum  Central forces  Kepler's problem  Elliptical trajectories
3 Kinematics of a rigid body  Velocity and acceleration fields  Properties of the velocity field  The Euler angles
4 Geometry of masses  Center of mass  Moments of inertia  Moment of inertia tensor  Steiner's theorem  Principal axes
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5 Rigid body dynamics  Linear momentum  Angular momentum  Kinetic energy  General equations for a system of particles  General equations for the rigid body  Equilibrium  Work and energy principles
6 Systems of rigid bodies  General equations  Constraints and linkages
7 The airplane as a rigid body  Airplane parts  Forces on the airplane: Lift, drag, aerodynamic moments  Straight and level flight  Gliding flight  Climbing flight
Review
 Evaluation Date:
 July 27, 2019
 Evaluated:
 Paul Schafbuch
 Comments:

This University is well regarded. Course content primarily overlaps ISU's ME 345, but also includes more advanced topics.