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TRC2201  Mechanics6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSLUndergraduate Faculty of EngineeringLeader: J Ghojel, J Chiang (Sunway)Offered
Clayton First semester 2008 (Day) SynopsisExperimental mechanics: particle dynamics, experimentation, modelling. Kinematics: position, velocity and acceleration; analysis and applications; 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. Strength of materials: stress and strain in 2D and 3D, Mohr circle. Equilibrium and compatibility equations; Hookes law. Simple failure criteria. Shear force and bending moments, moments of area, deflection of beams, buckling. Objectives
On completion of this units students should be able to:
Assessment
Test: 10% Contact hours3 hours lectures, 3 hours of practice/laboratory classes and 6 hours of private study per week PrerequisitesMust have passed 42 credit points ProhibitionsGSE2402, IND2422, MEC2401, MEC2440 