Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Mechanics Applied to Aerospace

251-14165

Iowa State Course Substitution

Engineering Dynamics

E M 345

Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 3.5
Semester: fall
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 Página 1 de 2 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.