Courses & Units

Dynamics and Vibrations ENG211

Hobart

Introduction

In this unit you will develop knowledge and skills for solving problems in mechanical engineering specifically in the field of dynamics and vibration, this building on the theory of Newtonian Mechanics applied to the analysis of rigid body kinematics and kinetics. This is undertaken by applying theory to solve advanced dynamics problems involving rigid body motion and vibration through technical analysis as well as practical implementation based on undertaking laboratory experiments specific to the field of mechanical engineering. The unit prepares you for all disciplines in the degree and assists you in making a decision on the mechanical engineering specialisation.

Summary

Unit name Dynamics and Vibrations
Unit code ENG211
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator

Dr Jason Lavroff

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Solve mechanical engineering problems involving rigid body motion and vibration using advanced theory based on Newtonian Mechanics.

2. Apply practical techniques for the measurement and/or analysis of mechanical engineering based problems involving dynamics and vibration.

3. Collect and/or analyse experimental or theoretical data as an individual or within a team context.

4. Formulate a series of clear conclusions and justifications in a professional laboratory report based on advanced theory for comparison to interpreted experimental results.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,798.00 030701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG105 and KMA154

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KNE251

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBA

Assessment

Three major assessments: 3 x laboratory reports (25%), 2 x in-semester tests (12.5% each) and 3-hour end of semester exam (50%)

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Textbooks

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