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Linear and Angular Motion
Distance, Velocity and Acceleration -Relationships.
IMPULSE AND MOMENTUM
Newton's Laws of Motion
Momentum and Impulse for Linear and Angular Motion
Coefficient of Restitution
Collisions Between Bodies.
Centripetal Force and Acceleration
The affect on Moving Machines
Vehicles sliding and overturning on bends
Stress and Strain Induced by Centrifugal force.
Gyroscopic affects on vehicles
MOMENTS OF INERTIA
Moment of inertia
Radius of gyration
Angular kinetic energy
Problems involving energy conversion
MOMENT OF INERTIA SAE SOLUTIONS
INERTIA FORCE IN MECHANISM
Inertia forces in mechanisms
The effect of friction
The system approach to solving problems
KINEMATICS - VELOCITY/ACCELERATION DIAGRAMS
Velocity and Acceleration Diagrams.
Motion of Piston, Con. Rod and Crank
Four Bar Chains.
Graphical and Mathematical Methods.
Coriolis Acceleration/Sliding Links
PULLEY DRIVE SYSTEMS
Friction on Curved Surface.
Effect of Centrifugal Force.
Maximum Power Transmitted.
Balancing a simple disc.
Static balance and dynamic Balance.
Balancing in four planes.
Reciprocating machine balancing.
A short tutorial covering the sudden coupling of two freely rotating bodies.
TORQUE - ANGLE DIAGRAMS
A short tutorial covering flywheels needed to limit the speed of machines subjected to a fluctuating torque.
This tutorial covers simple gear trains, compound gears and epicyclic gear boxes.
How to calculate gear ratios, power transmission and holding torque.
This tutorial covers simple CONE and FLAT PLATE clutches. The theories of constant pressure and constant wear are investigated. Problems involve maximum torque and power transmission.
This is a tutorial on screw friction and types of screw drive systems
This tutorial covers friction brakes - Shoes/Drums/Band Brakes
This tutorial covers mechanical speed governors- Watt, Porter and Hartnell types
5 Tutorials covering most aspects of mechanical vibrations:-
Free Damped Vibrations