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.
|Unit name||Dynamics and Vibrations|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Domestic students
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- Solve mechanical engineering problems involving rigid body motion and vibration using advanced theory based on Newtonian Mechanics.
- Apply practical techniques for the measurement and/or analysis of mechanical engineering based problems involving dynamics and vibration.
- Collect and analyse experimental or theoretical data as an individual or within a team context.
- Formulate a series of clear conclusions and justifications based on advanced theory for comparison to interpreted experimental results.
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- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
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PrerequisitesKAA111 AND KMA154
3 x 1hr lectures weekly, 1 x 1hr tutorial weekly and 3 x 3hr practical
|Assessment||Test or quiz (20%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (50%)|Laboratory/practical (30%)|
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Beer FP, Johnston ER Jr, and Eisenberg ER, Vector Mechanics for Engineers, Dynamics, 9th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2010.
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