This course is an advanced study of bodies in motion as applied to engineering systems and structures. We will study the dynamics of rigid bodies in 3D 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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## Advanced Engineering Systems in Motion: Dynamics of Three Dimensional (3D) Motion

Georgia Institute of Technology## About this Course

### Learner Career Outcomes

## 50%

#### Shareable Certificate

#### 100% online

#### Flexible deadlines

#### Approx. 16 hours to complete

#### English

### Learner Career Outcomes

## 50%

#### Shareable Certificate

#### 100% online

#### Flexible deadlines

#### Approx. 16 hours to complete

#### English

### Offered by

#### Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

## Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

**3 hours to complete**

## Course Introduction; Angular Velocity; Angular Acceleration

In this section students will learn to derive the "derivative formula." We will define angular velocity for 3D motion and learn to determine and solve for the Angular Acceleration for a body.

**3 hours to complete**

**6 videos**

**13 readings**

**1 practice exercise**

**3 hours to complete**

## Velocities in Moving Reference Frames; Accelerations in Moving Reference Frames; The Earth as a Moving Frame

In this section students will learn about velocities in moving reference frames, accelerations in moving reference frames, and the Earth as a moving frame.

**3 hours to complete**

**6 videos**

**11 readings**

**1 practice exercise**

**3 hours to complete**

## Eulerian Angles; Eulerian Angles Rotation Matrices; Angular Momentum in 3D; Inertial Properties of 3D Bodies

In this section students will learn about Eulerian Angles rotation matrices, angular momentum in 3D, and intertial properties of 3D bodies.

**3 hours to complete**

**8 videos**

**10 readings**

**1 practice exercise**

**2 hours to complete**

## Translational and Rotational Transformations of Inertial Properties; Principal Axes and Principal Moments of Inertia

In this section students will learn about translational and rotational transformations of inertial properties, and principal axes and principal moments of inertia.

**2 hours to complete**

**6 videos**

**9 readings**

**1 practice exercise**

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