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Dynamics of Particles and Rigid Bodies: A Self-Learning Approach

By
Mohammed F. Daqaq
Mohammed F. Daqaq
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ISBN:
9781119463207
No. of Pages:
386
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2019

In this chapter, we extend the analytical approach to the motion of rigid bodies. We begin by deriving the kinetic energy expression for rigid bodies and use it in conjunction with Lagrange’s equation to find the equations of motion for planar and non-planar rigid bodies.

6.1
Kinetic Energy of a Rigid Body
6.2
Lagrange’s Equation Applied to Rigid Bodies
Exercises
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