Chapter 9

3D Motion of a
Rigid Body


Topics Reviewed

  1. 3-D Motion: Translating Coordinates
  2. 3-D Motion: Rotating Coordinates
  3. Inertial Properties & Ang. Momentum
  4. Equations of Motion



The topic menu above allows you to move directly to any of the four sections for each topic. The sections are:

Case Intro: To help introduce and understand the basic principles, a case study is presented.

Theory: This section will review the basic principles and equations that you should know to answer the exam questions. It does not give detailed derivations of the theory.

Case Solution: The case study is solved in detail in this section. Graphics, narrations, animations, and equations are used to help you understand how the problem was solved.