New educational opportunities accompany the age of ready access to personal computers. At VPI&SU, undergraduate engineering students have been required to purchase personal computers since the fall of 1984. This paper begins the examination of a program designed to furnish motion simulation software to dynamics students at all levels. The sophomore-level software is designed to enhance the ability of the student to visualize the motion of various dynamical mechanisms. Immediate appreciation for the effects of parameter changes is a prime educational goal. Techniques for personal computer animation are briefly reviewed, and student reaction to the software is discussed.
|頁（從 - 到）||21-29|
|期刊||The International journal of applied engineering education|
|出版狀態||Published - 1989 十二月 1|
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