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Graduate Record 2005-2006 
Graduate Record 2005-2006 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

AM 621 - Analytical Dynamics

Topics include the kinematics of rigid body motion; Eulerian angles; Lagrangian equations of motion, inertia tensor; momental ellipsoid; rigid body equations of motion, Euler’s equation, force-free motion; polhode and herpolhode; theory of tops and gyroscopes; variational principles; Hamiltonian equations of motion, Poinsote representation. Cross-listed as MAE 621. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Differential equations, undergraduate dynamics course.

Credits: 3