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151-0510-00L  Engineering Mechanics

SemesterSpring Semester 2017
LecturersS. P. Kaufmann
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractIntroduction to engineering mechanics: statics and elementary dynamics
ObjectiveIntroduction to kinematics, statics and dynamics of rigid bodies and systems.
ContentBasic notions: velocity, rigid body, force, couple, power; kinematics of rigid bodies.
Statics: static equivalence, force-couple system, center of forces, centroid, principle of virtual power, equilibrium, constraints, statics, friction.
Dynamics: acceleration, inertial force, d’Alembert’s Principle, Newton's Second Law, equations of motion of rigid bodies, principles of linear and angular momentum.
Lecture noteslecture notes
LiteratureKeine vorausgesetzt. Empfohlen für die Weiterbildung:
M.B. Sayir, J. Dual, S. Kaufmann, E. Mazza: "Ingenieurmechanik 1, Grundlagen und Statik". Springer Vieweg, Wiesbaden, 2015.
M.B. Sayir, S. Kaufmann: "Ingenieurmechanik 3, Dynamik". Springer Vieweg, Wiesbaden, 2014.