Advertisement

Basic dynamic quantities

  • A. I. Lurie
Chapter
Part of the Foundations of Engineering Mechanics book series (FOUNDATIONS)

Abstract

The kinetic energy of a system of particles is equal to half the sum of the masses multiplied by the velocities squared
$$ T = \frac{1} {2}\sum\limits_{i = 1}^N {m_i v_i ^2 } = \frac{1} {2}\sum\limits_{i = 1}^N {m_i v_i \cdot v_i .}$$
(4.1.1)
We obtain an expression for the kinetic energy by replacing the generalised velocities v i with the expression given in eq. (1.3.3), i.e.

Keywords

Kinetic Energy Angular Velocity Rigid Body Rear Axle Inertia Tensor 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. I. Lurie

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations