**ME 340: Dynamics of Mechanical Systems**

**Spring 2017**

Instructors: K. C. Toussaint, Jr. and C. Shao

MWF 2-2:50pm, 100 Gregory Hall

Office Hours: (Toussaint) W 3:30-5:30pm or by appointment, MEL 2119; (Shao) W 3:30-5:30pm or by appointment, MEB 332C

**About the Course**

This course introduces dynamic modeling of mechanical components and systems and will cover topics such as time domain and frequency domain analysis of linear time invariant systems, multi-degree of freedom systems, and linearization of nonlinear systems. The course includes both a lecture and lab component.

**Text:** R. Esfandiari and B. Lu, Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems, CRC Press, 2010

**Reference Texts:**Cochin and Cadwallender, Analysis and Design of Dynamic Systems, 3rd Ed, 1997,or any other dynamic systems analysis text.

**Labs**

http://coecsl.ece.illinois.edu/me340/

**Teaching Assistants: **Ms. Oyuna Angatkina; **Office Hours**: Tu 3:30-4:30 pm. and Th 4-5pm, 1318 MEL

Mr. Chengfang Duan; **Office Hours**: Friday 10-12pm, 1318 MEL

**Lecture Notes**

Frequency Response and Bode Plots: 1-slide version, 2-slide version

Mechanical Systems: 1-slide version, 2-slide version

Lagrangian Dynamics: 1-slide version, 2-slide version

Lagrangian Dynamics - Double Pendulum Example

State-Space Representation and Stability: 1-slide version, 2-slide version

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