The Modeling of Single-dof Mechanical Systems

Part of the Mechanical Engineering Series book series (MES)


The need of dynamics models in engineering, objectives, scope, and limitations of mechanical analysis in general and of elements of systems (masses, springs, dashpots, energy sources and energy sinks); system; mechanical system; viscous, hysteretic and Coulomb friction.


Angular Velocity Rigid Body Generalize Force Generalize Speed Lagrange Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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