In this unit you will develop knowledge and skills for solving problems in engineering dynamics based on fundamental theory developed using Newtonian Mechanics with an introductory focus on particle kinematics and kinetics. This leads to the development of problem solving skills to determine and identify various machine motions including the kinematics of rotating and translating rigid members and planar motion of machine components. In addition students will also develop practical engineering and teamwork skills by taking part in practical activities throughout the semester. The unit prepares students for all specialisations of the degree by providing a broader overview of dynamics relevant to all disciplines of engineering.
|Unit name||Engineering Dynamics|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
College Office - CSE
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|Engineering|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Damien Holloway|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Solve kinematics problems by applying dynamics principles.
- Solve 2D kinetic problems using the principles of Newtonian Mechanics.
- Analyse experimental and theoretical data collected safely during practical work individually or working as part of a team.
- Report engineering results and conclusions utilising theoretical and experimental data.
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PrerequisitesKMA152 or JEE103
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:ENG105|JEE136
|Teaching Pattern|| |
|Assessment||3 Problem Solving Exercises (30%)|Laboratory/practical and report. (30%)|Examination (invigilated - externally) (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Beer FP, Johnston ER, and Eisenberg ER, “Vector Mechanics for Engineers”, Dynamics, 12th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2019
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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