MotionGenesis: F=ma Software, textbooks, training, consulting.   1. Gyroscope: Precession, nutation, and spin
 
Gyroscope: Problem statement   (.pdf)
MotionGenesis commands: Angular momentum principle
MotionGenesis program responses
q vs. time
MotionGenesis Gyro: Theta vs. time
f vs. time
MotionGenesis Gyro: Phi vs. time
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2. Ice-skater (angular momentum - dynamicist on turntable)
Problem statement:    Student (.pdf)    Instructor (.pdf)
Forces and motion with MotionGenesis™
Angular momentum: F = m*a Program responses
Kane's method: Kane's method Program responses
MotionGenesis Ice-skater angular momentum MotionGenesis Ice-skater angular momentum

3. Dynamicist on turntable with spinning bicycle wheel (gyro)
Problem statement:   Student (.pdf)   Instructor (.pdf)
Forces and motion with MotionGenesis™
Dynamics: F = m*a    (Newton/Euler) Program responses
Dynamics: Kane (generalized speeds) Program responses
MotionGenesis MGHumanOnTurntableWithGyroSchwandtViewPerspectiveCropped.jpg MotionGenesis MGHumanOnTurntableWithGyroSchwandtViewSideCropped.jpg MotionGenesis MGHumanOnTurntableWithGyroSchwandtViewFrontCropped.jpg

4. Gyrostat spin stability
Gyrostat spin stability: Problem statement   (.pdf)
MotionGenesis commands: Kane's equations of motion
MotionGenesis program responses
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