ME-222 Dynamics



Theory = 3
Practical = 0


S. No. CLOs PLO Taxonomy
1 Explain key concepts related to kinematics and kinetics of particles in different coordinate systems PLO-1

Level 2*

2 Apply the principle of work and energy for solving problems on kinetics of particles or rigid body kinetics PLO-2 Coginitive
Level 3*
3 Carry out kinematic / kinetic analysis for different types of rigid body motions PLO-2 Coginitive
Level 3*


  • Kinematics of Particles: Rectilinear and curvilinear motion of particles, Rectangular, Tangential, Normal, Radial and transverse components of velocity and acceleration, Motion relative to a frame in translation.
  • Kinetics of Particles: Force, Mass and acceleration, Newton’s second law, Dynamic equilibrium, Rectilinear and curvilinear motion, Work and energy, Kinetic energy of a particle, Principle of work and energy, Conservation of energy, Impulse and momentum, Impulsive forces and conservation of momentum, Impact, direct and oblique, Angular momentum of particle and a system of particles, Conservation of angular momentum, Variable systems of particles, Systems gaining or losing mass.
  • Kinematics of Rigid Bodies: Translation, Rotation about fixed axis, General plane motion, Absolute and relative velocity and acceleration.
  • Plane Motion of Rigid Body: Forces, Acceleration, Energy and momentum, Conservation of linear and angular momentum.
  • Kinetics of Rigid Bodies in Three Dimensions: Equations of motion of a rigid body about a fixed point, About its mass center or about a fixed axis, Gyroscopic motion.


(01) R.C. Hibbeler, Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, 14th Ed. Pearson Education Inc., 2015.

(02) J.L. Meriam, Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, 8th Ed. Wiley, 2015.

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