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Course MAT-81-29-K-7

Dynamics of Mechanical Multibody Systems (2V, 4.5 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 V Lecture 4.5 CP 28 h 107 h
(2V) 4.5 CP 28 h 107 h


CP, Effort 4.5 CP = 135 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. irreg.
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
+ further Lecturers of the department Mathematics
Area of study [MAT-TEMA] Industrial Mathematics
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • kinematics and dynamics of a rigid body,
  • mathematical description of kinematic articulations and force elements,
  • mathematical analysis of multibody systems, equations of motion in absolute and joint coordinates,
  • efficient evaluation of the motion equations, multibody formalisms,
  • numerical solution of the motion equations, numerics of ODEs and DAEs,
  • identification of parameters for multibody systems (optional).


  • C. Woernle: Mehrkörpersysteme - Eine Einführung in die Kinematik und Dynamik von Systemen starrer Körper,
  • W. Schiehlen, P. Eberhard: Technische Dynamik - Modelle für Regelung und Simulation,
  • E. Eich-Soellner, C. Führer: Numerical methods in Multibody Dynamics,
  • R.E. Roberson, R. Schwertassek: Dynamics of Multibody Systems,
  • J. Wittenburg: Dynamics of Multibody Systems.


Further literature will be announced in the lecture.

References to Course [MAT-81-29-K-7]

Module Name Context
[MAT-81-29-M-7] Dynamics of Mechanical Multibody Systems P: Obligatory 2V, 4.5 LP