Analytical Dynamics

  • Dan B. Marghitu
  • Mihai Dupac


Any dynamical system can be regarded as an assembly of N mass points (particles). Consider a system of N particles: {S} = { P 1, P 2, P i P N }, as shown in Fig. 7.1.


Reference Frame Contact Force Mass Center Generalize Force Total Kinetic Energy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan B. Marghitu
    • 1
  • Mihai Dupac
    • 2
  1. 1.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentAuburn UniversityAuburnUSA
  2. 2.School of Design, Engineering & ComputingBournemouth UniversityPooleUK

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