Dynamics of the Rigid Body

  • Stefan StaicuEmail author
Part of the Parallel Robots: Theory and Applications book series (PRTA)


When rigid bodies are accelerated and the magnitude or the direction of their velocities changes, it is necessary to use Newton’s fundamental laws of dynamics to relate the motions of the bodies to the forces acting upon them. When the resultant of many forces acting on a mass particle is not zero, that particle will have the acceleration proportional to the magnitude of the resultant and the direction of this force.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MechanicsUniversity Politehnica of BucharestBucharestRomania

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