Paolo Tiso: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2022

Name Dr. Paolo Tiso
Chair in Nonlinear Dynamics
ETH Zürich, LEE M 205
Leonhardstrasse 21
8092 Zürich
Telephone+41 44 632 36 41
DepartmentMechanical and Process Engineering

151-0223-10LEngineering Mechanics4 credits2V + 2U + 1KP. Tiso
AbstractIntroduction to engineering mechanics: kinematics, statics and dynamics of rigid bodies and systems of rigid bodies.
ObjectiveStudents can solve problems of elementary engineering mechanics.
ContentBasic notions: position and velocitiy of particles, rigid bodies, planar motion, kinematics of rigid body, force, couple, power.
Statics: static equivalence, force-couple system, center of forces, centroid, principle of virtual power, equilibrium, constraints, statics, friction.
Dynamics: acceleration, inertial forces, d'Alembert's Principle, Newton's Second Law, principles of linear and angular momentum, equations of planar motion of rigid bodies.
Lecture notesyes, in German
LiteratureM. B. Sayir, J. Dual, S. Kaufmann, E. Mazza: Ingenieurmechanik 1, Grundlagen und Statik. Springer Vieweg, Wiesbaden, 2015.
M. B. Sayir, S. Kaufmann: Ingenieurmechanik 3, Dynamik. Springer Vieweg, Wiesbaden, 2014.
173-0007-00LDynamics Restricted registration - show details
Only for MAS in Advanced Fundamentals of Mechatronics Engineering
5 credits11GE. Chatzi, V. Ntertimanis, P. Tiso
AbstractThe course offers an introduction to dynamics of engineering systems. The first part focuses on Newtonian dynamics and energy principle to systems of particles and rigid bodies. The second part focuses on the free and forced response of single- and multi-degrees-of-freedom linear systems. Hands-on exercises, computer-based labs and experimental demos will support the theoretical lectures.
ObjectiveAfter successful completion of this course the students will be able to:
1. Set up the kinematic description of a system of particles and rigid bodies subject to constraints.
2. Formulate the governing equations of motion of a system particles or of rigid bodies using balance law.
3. Alternative from the above, the student will be able to derive the equations of motion using
Lagrange’s equations, d’Alembert’s principle, and Hamilton’s principle.
4. Find the equilibrium configurations of a given system, and perform linearization.
5. Compute the dynamic response of discrete systems to harmonic, periodic, pulse, and impulse excitation using time-history and response-spectrum methods.
ContentDay-by-day course content:
Week 1
Day 1 – Recap on Newtonian Dynamics for single particle
Day 2 – Kinetics of systems of particles
Day 3 – Kinetics of Rigid bodies
Day 4 – Analytical mechanics

Week 2
Day 6 – Mechanical Vibrations
Day 7 – Elements of Structural Vibration - SDOF
Day 8 – Elements of Vibration Theory - MDOF
Day 9 – State Space Representations
Day 10 – Transformations
Lecture notesThe material will be organized in lecture slides.
LiteratureA specific list of books will be offered as useful/supplemental reading.