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Applied mechanics (4 points)


Leader: W K Chiu

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2003 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2004 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Experimental mechanics: particle dynamics, experimentation, modelling. Kinematics: position, velocity and acceleration; analysis and application to engineering situations; translational and rotational motion of free and constrained forces, their origin and significance; energy dissipation in mechanical systems; mass moment of inertia; linear and angular momentum. Analysis and synthesis of planar mechanisms. Fundamentals of mechanical vibrations.

Assessment: Examinations (2 hours): 80% + Tutorials: 10% + Laboratory work: 10%

Contact Hours: 22 lecture hours, 12 tutorial hours and 12 laboratory hours

Prerequisites: ENG1401 and ENG1603 and ENG1802

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