Mechanical Engineering

ME2143Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines3 ch (3C 1T)

Fundamental concepts of linkages, displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis using graphical and analytical methods. Static and dynamic force analysis of linkages. Introduction to cams. Gears: involute nomenclature; bevel. helical and worm gears; ordinary and planetary gear trains. Balancing rotating masses. Simple gyroscopic effects.

Prerequisite: APSC 1023. Recommended: CS 1003 or other introductory programming course.