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|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
College Office - CSE
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|Engineering|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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).
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.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
ENG105 and JEE136
3 x 60 minute lectures weekly, 1 x 60 minute tutorial weekly
ATT1 - Laboratory/practical and reports (2-3 reports of between 10 - 15 pages) (30%)
ATT2 - Ongoing problem solving exercises (20%)
ATT3 - Exam (50%)
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