Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
by Janusz Krodkiewski
Number of pages: 199
The purpose of this text is to provide the students with the theoretical background of the three dimensional mechanics of rigid body and its applications to engineering problems existing in mechanical systems. As most of the engineering subjects this part of mechanics is presented in three parts: Modelling, Analysis and Experimental Investigations.
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