Analytical Mechanics

I will teach basics and applications of analytical mechanics, emphasizing variation principle of statics, variation principle of dynamics, and method of variation. These issues will be applied to link mechanisms, rigid body rotation, and elastic object deformation.

1st10/ 8Introduction: Newton mechanics vs analytical mechanics
2nd10/15Variational Principles: variational principle in statics
3rd10/22Variational Principles: variational principle in dynamics
4th10/27Variational Principles: dynamics under constraints
5th10/29MATLAB: numerical calculation using MATLAB
6th11/ 5Link Mechanisms: open link mechanism
7th11/12Link Mechanisms: control of open link mechanism
8th11/19Link Mechanisms: closed link mechanism
9th11/26Rigid Body Rotation: planar rotation
10th12/ 3Rigid Body Rotation: spatial rotation
11th12/10Rigid Body Rotation: quaternion
12th12/17Elastic Deformation: elastic potential energy
13th12/24Elastic Deformation: finite element method (FEM)
14th 1/ 7Elastic Deformatino: dynamic deformation
15th 1/21Inelastic Deformation: 2D/3D inelastic deformation

1st    Introduction reduced copy
2nd-4th    Variational Principles reduced copy    sample programs
5th    MATLAB reduced copy    sample programs
6th-8th    Link Mechanisms reduced copy    sample programs    appendix
9th-11th    Rigid Bidy Rotation reduced copy    sample programs
12th-14th    Elastic Deformation reduced copy    sample programs
15th    Inelastic Deformation reduced copy    sample programs

Evaluation: Reports. You will pass the examination when your total score exceeds 60 points.