Syllabus - MP204 / MP202
Resisted motion of a particle. Rotating axes. Coriolis force. Polar co-ordinates, orbital motion. General motion of a rigid body, detailed
treatment in to dimensions. Elementary treatment of Lagrange's equations.
Three-dimensional force systems. Statics of rigid bodies. Cables and suspensions bridge. Mohr's circle of inertia. Basic theory of continua as exemplified by elastic beams, stretched strings and fluid flows. Dimensional analysis.