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MotionGenesis: F=ma Textbooks for dynamics, simulation, and control of mechanical, aerospace, and biomechanical systems
Math review (pdf): Advanced dynamics and motion simulation. Vector basics (pdf): Advanced dynamics and motion simulation. Homeworks Vector review (pdf): Advanced dynamics and motion simulation.
Sample table of contents (pdf): Advanced dynamics and motion simulation. Advanced Dynamics & Simulation: Syllabus (.pdf) Advanced Dynamics & Simulation: Textbook advantages/teaching philosophy (pdf)
TextbookAdvancedDynamicsAndMotionSimulationClassicParticlePendulum.pdf TextbookAdvancedDynamicsAndMotionSimulationInvertedPendulumOnCart.pdf Advanced Dynamics & Simulation Textbook: MIPSI Simulation Project (.pdf)
Dynamics of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomechanical Systems: MG road-maps for efficient statics and dynamics (.pdf)
MotionGenesis MIPSI For Classroom Display
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Intro MIPSI Pendulum (2D) MIPSI Pendulum (2D) Simulation+
Intro MIPSI Chaotic pendulum MIPSI Chaotic pendulum
Simulation+   MotionGenesis Babyboot schematic
Hw 0 Concept test   F = ma Concept test   F = ma Overcoming certainty
Hw 1-2 Vector review In instructor textbook
Hw 4 Angle/rotation matrix (basics) Angle/rotation matrix (basics)
Hw 5 Differentiation review Differentiation review
Hw 6 Angular velocity concepts Angular velocity concepts
Hw 8 Velocity concepts Velocity concepts
Misc Constraints/DOF concepts Constraints/DOF concepts
Hw 12 Particle concepts/vocabulary Particle concepts/vocabulary
Hw 13 Moments/products of inertia Moments/products of inertia
Hw 13 Dynamic Celt Lab Dynamic Celt Lab Simulation+   YouTube
Chap 18 Etymology of force  (just for fun) Etymology of force  (just for fun)
Hw 16 Forces and statics Forces and statics
Hw 17 Moment, torque, statics Moment, torque, statics
Chap 17 Rigid-body pendulum Rigid-body pendulum
Simulation+   MotionGenesis RigidBodyPendulumSchematic.png
Chap 21 MG road-map: Baseball MG road-map: Baseball
Simulation+   MotionGenesis Projectile Motion
Chap 21 MG road-map: Babyboot MG road-map: Babyboot
Simulation+   MotionGenesis Babyboot schematic
Chap 21 MG road-map: Ice skater MG road-map: Ice skater
Simulation+   MotionGenesis Ice skater example
Chap 21 MG road-map: Gyro on turntable MG road-map: Gyro on turntable
Simulation+   MotionGenesis Human on turntable with gyro
Chap 21 MG road-map: High-wire bear MG road-map: High-wire bear
Simulation+   MotionGenesis Bear on unicycle rolling on a high wire
Chap 21 MG road-map: Four-bar linkage MG road-map: Four-bar linkage
Simulation+   MotionGenesis Four-bar linkage
Chap 21
MG road-maps: 12 examples.
Or with MotionGenesis commands.
MG road-maps: 12 examples.
Or with MotionGenesis commands.
See previous simulations.
Overcoming certainty - which way will it roll?
Dynamics puzzle: New York Times
Dynamics puzzle solution (.pdf)
Veritasium roll spool video: Watch & guess
 
MotionGenesis - Roll that spool: Overcoming certainty
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Vendors for inexpensive physical demos
Arbor Scientific       Pasco Scientific
  MotionGenesis Rattleback Dynamic Celt Wobblestone Picture
MotionGenesis instruction videos  (playlist by Adam Leeper)    MotionGenesis Dynamics Videos
1    MotionGenesis: Installation and license  (Adam Leeper)
2    MotionGenesis: Overview and documentation  (Adam Leeper)
e    MotionGenesis: Help & running scripts  (Eric Wang)
e    MotionGenesis: Declarations/common commands  (Eric Wang)
3    **Optional** MotionGenesis workspace  (Adam Leeper)
4    Calculus: The "good" product rule  (Adam Leeper)
5 Vector dot product: Definition  (Adam Leeper)
6 Vector dot product: Properties  (Adam Leeper)
7 Vector dot product: Example  (Adam Leeper)
a **Review** Vector dot product  (Adam Leeper)
8 Vector cross product: Definition  (Adam Leeper)
9 Vector cross product: Properties  (Adam Leeper)
10 Vector cross product: Orthogonal unit vectors  (Adam Leeper)
11 Vector geometry 1: Vector loop equation homework  (Leeper)
12 Vector geometry 2: Solve nonlinear equations  (Leeper)
13 Rotation matrices & spherical coordinates  (Hw problem -- Leeper)
e    MotionGenesis: Vectors (express and differentiate)  (Eric Wang)
e MotionGenesis: Rotation matrices  (Eric Wang)
e MotionGenesis: Rotate, differentiate, express vectors  (Eric Wang)
e MotionGenesis: Kinematical differential equations  (Eric Wang)
 


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