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California State University, Long Beach

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

375. Kinematics and Dynamics of Mechanisms (3)

  • Prerequisites: MAE 272, 371.
  • Fundamentals of linkages, cams, gears and gear trains. Velocity and acceleration analysis of machines leading to dynamic loading of machine parts; dynamic analysis and balancing of rotating machines; internal combustion engine balancing. Individual design projects.
  • (Lecture-problems 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
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MAE Upper Division