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Coursera: Engineering Systems in Motion: Dynamics of Particles and Bodies in 2D Motion

 with  Dr. Wayne Whiteman, PE
This course is an introduction to the study of bodies in motion as applied to engineering systems and structures. We will study the dynamics of particle motion and bodies in rigid planar (2D) motion. This will consist of both the kinematics and kinetics of motion. Kinematics deals with the geometrical aspects of motion describing position, velocity, and acceleration, all as a function of time. Kinetics is the study of forces acting on these bodies and how it affects their motion.
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Recommended Background:

To be successful in the course you will need to have mastered basic engineering mechanics concepts and to have successfully completed my courses en titled an “Introduction to Engineering Mechanics” and “Applications in Engineering Mechanics.” We will apply many of the engineering fundamentals learned in those classes and you will need those skills before attempting this course.

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Suggested Readings:

While no specific textbook is required, this course is designed to be compatible with any standard engineering dynamics textbook. You will find a book like this useful as a reference and for completing additional practice problems to enhance your learning of the material.

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The copyright of all content and materials in this course are owned by either the Georgia Tech Research Corporation or Dr. Wayne Whiteman. By participating in the course or using the content or materials, whether in whole or in part, you agree that you may download and use any content and/or material in this course for your own personal, non-commercial use only in a manner consistent with a student of any academic course. Any other use of the content and materials, including use by other academic universities or entities, is prohibited without express written permission of the Georgia Tech Research Corporation. Interested parties may contact Dr. Wayne Whiteman directly for information regarding the procedure to obtain a non-exclusive license.

Syllabus

Course Introduction; Particle Kinematics; Particle Kinetics – Newton’s Laws and Euler’s Laws; Motion of Particles and Mass Centers of Bodies
In this section students will learn about particle kinematics, Newton's Laws and Euler's Laws, motion of particles and mass centers of bodies.

Work-Energy Principle for Particles/Systems of Particles
In this section students will learn the work-energy principle for particles/systems of particles, impulse and momentum, impact, conservation of momentum and Euler's 2nd Law - Moment of momentum.

Planar (2D) Rigid Body Kinematics I
In this section students will learn about planar (2D) rigid body kinematics, relative velocity equation, rotation about a fixed axis, instantaneous center of zero velocity, and relative acceleration equations.

Planar (2D) Rigid Body Kinematics II
In this section students will continue to learn about planar (2D) rigid body kinematics, relative velocity equation, rotation about a fixed axis, instantaneous center of zero velocity, and relative acceleration equations.

Planar (2D) Rigid Body Kinetics I
In this section students will learn about planar (2D) rigid body kinetics, translation, moment of momentum - angular momentum, and equations of motion.

Planar (2D) Rigid Body Kinetics II
In this section students will continue to learn about planar (2D) rigid body kinetics using the Work-Energy Method.

Planar (2D) Rigid Body Kinetics III
In this section students will continue to learn about planar (2D) rigid body kinetics using the Impulse-Momentum Method and Conservation of Momentum.

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Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Pace Upcoming
Provider Coursera
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Calendar 7 weeks long
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9 reviews for Coursera's Engineering Systems in Motion: Dynamics of Particles and Bodies in 2D Motion

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9 months ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Highest quality online dynamics course you can find on the web bar none. The videos are excellently done and the concepts are beautifully explained. It doesn't make it easy, but it makes it worth it. If you're here to seriously learn/relearn dynamics, there's no better way to do it than through Coursera/Dr. Whiteman's course. It's better than the course you took in college.
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Anonymous completed this course.
This course just changed my perspective way of looking world around me. Thanks Dr. Wayne Whiteman. You are incredible Especially your statement " Emphasis will be on understanding the subject not ton the calculations"
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8 months ago
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Anonymous completed this course.
Good introduction for a complete outsider. I've been taking Dr. Whiteman's courses in sequence.

But to better grasp the topic do not neglect additional problems from the textbook.
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9 months ago
David Gamero completed this course.
Great videos, got a low D on my first midterm, started watching these videos before I did homework and I just got a 90 on the second midterm. God bless Dr Whiteman
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Anonymous completed this course.
Very good course from one of the best instructors

many thanks to everyone who made this available, coursera, georgia tech and mr. Whiteman

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9 months ago
Forest Schwartz completed this course.
One of the most necessary courses for any mechanical engineer and taught by one of the best teachers I have had at this school.
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Sarvesh Thakur completed this course.
Lucid way of concept explanation and well chosen quiz questions from McGill n King.

A must course for Kinematics of Machines.
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Anonymous completed this course.
Excellent course. it is a good opportunity to learn or refresh this subject. I am very happy with the content and the professor.
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Anonymous partially completed this course.
The course was helpful for me. It helped me to remember university studies in a simple way.

Toomaj from Iran

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