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CLASS LECTURES:

  • Introduction
  • Forces
  • Linear Kinematics part 1
  • Linear Kinematics part 2
  • Impulse and Momentum
  • Work, Power and Energy
  • Torque and Static Equilibrium
  • Angular Kinematics
  • Angular Kinetics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Stress and Strain
  • Multiaxial Deformations
  • Mechanical Properties of Biological Tissues

LABS on the Web:

  • Spreadsheet skills and mathematics review (pdf)
  • Spreadsheet exercises and Excel template
  • Force measurement (pdf); Force data for lab report
  • Running kinematics (pdf)
  • Kinematics of a jump
  • Ground reaction forces and impulse
  • Center of mass
  • Angular Kinematics
  • 2-D data collection and processing
  • Inverse dynamics (pdf)

Practice problems:

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OFFICE HOURS Fall 2014
MW 15:00 - 16:00; WF 10:00 - 11:00

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