Mechanics of Rigid Body
by Janusz Krodkiewski
Number of pages: 195
The purpose of this text is to provide the students with the theoretical background and engineering applications of the three dimensional mechanics of a rigid body. The topics covered: three-dimensional kinematics of a particle, three-dimensional kinematics of a rigid body, kinetics of a system of particles, kinetics of a rigid body.
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