ME 240 COURSE PROFILE
DEGREE PROGRAM:
Mechanical Engineering
COURSE NUMBER: ME 240  COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Dynamics and Vibrations 
REQUIRED COURSE OR ELECTIVE COURSE: Required  TERMS OFFERED: Fall, Winter, Spring 
TEXTBOOK / REQUIRED MATERIAL: Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics by Meriam & Kraige  PRE / COREQUISITES: Physics 140, preceded or accompanied by Math 216. I, II, IIIa (4 credits) 
COGNIZANT FACULTY: D. Dowling 
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BULLETIN DESCRIPTION:
Vector description of force, position, velocity and acceleration in fixed and moving reference frames. Kinetics of particles, of assemblies of particles and of rigid bodies. Energy and momentum concepts. Euler's equations. Moment of inertia properties. The simple oscillator and its applications.


COURSE STRUCTURE/SCHEDULE: Lecture: 2 days/week at 1.5 hours, 1 day at 1.0 hour 
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