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Engineering dynamics (4 points)


Leader: tba

Gippsland Second semester 2003 (OCL)

Synopsis: A brief introduction to dynamics including coverage of general principles followed by detailed study in four broad topics. Kinematics of particles: rectilinear and curvilinear motion, relative motion. Kinetics of particles: Newton's second law, work of a force, kinetic energy, power, efficiency, potential energy, conservation of energy. Kinematics of rigid bodies: translation, rotation, absolute and relative motion. Kinetics of rigid bodies.

Assessment: Examination: 60% + Assignments and class tests: 40%

Contact Hours: 26 lecture hours and 26 tutorial hours

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