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Consistent treatment of multibody systems, finite element systems and continuous systems for better understanding
Standardized computer-friendly matrix notation throughout the book for easy readability
Educational problems with complete solutions to be used for homework
Applied Dynamics is an important branch of engineering mechanics widely applied to mechanical and automotive engineering, aerospace and biomechanics as well as control engineering and mechatronics. The computational methods presented are based on common fundamentals. For this purpose analytical mechanics turns out to be very useful where D’Alembert’s principle in the Lagrangian formulation proves to be most efficient. The method of multibody systems, finite element systems and continuous systems are treated consistently. Thus, students get a much better understanding of dynamical phenomena, and engineers in design and development departments using computer codes may check the results more easily by choosing models of different complexity for vibration and stress analysis.
Content Level »Graduate
Keywords »Computer-Based Modelling - Dynamics - Mechanics of Machines - Multibody Systems - Simulation in Engineering