Engineering Mechanics

Semester 1, 2020

Staff

- Jason Ingham
- Hazim Namik (coordinator)

Teaching schedule

Lectures: Two lecture streams. Students only to attend a single stream

Stream 1: Tue 10-11, Wed 12-1, Thu 10-11

Stream 2: Tue 1-2, Wed 10-11, Thu 1-2

Tutorials:

All tutorials are on Monday starting from week 2 of the semester. Check your SSO for exact time and room.

Calendar notes

An introduction to planar mechanics including: free body diagrams, planar equilibrium of rigid bodies, friction, distributed forces, internal forces, shear force and bending moment diagrams, kinematics and kinetics of particles, work and energy, relative motion, kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies.

Restriction: CIVIL 210, MECHENG 222

## Intended learning outcomes |
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Kinematics of Particles: Students will be able to choose an appropriate coordinate system and apply the relevant equation(s) to solve a given problem. They will be able to identify kinematic analysis and when to use the particle assumption for the given body. They will be able to draw velocity and acceleration diagrams for particles moving relative to each other. |
ENGA01: engineering knowledge (3) ENGA02: problem analysis (2) ENGK01: theory of natural sciences (3) ENGK02: mathematical modelling (1) ENGK03: abstraction and formulation (3) ENGK04: specialist knowledge (3) ENGP01: depth of knowledge required (1) UOA_1: Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice (3) UOA_2: Critical Thinking (1) UOA_3: Solution Seeking (2) |
Quiz 06 Quiz 07 PA#3 Quiz 08 Dynamics Test Dynamics Assignment Exam |

Kinetics of Particles: Students will be able to isolate a body and draw a complete free-body diagram. They will be able to correctly derive kinematic constraints from pulley systems. They will be able to identify whether an object will slip or not (dry friction). They will be able to apply Newton's laws to calculate forces and resulting accelerations. The student will be able to use work-energy methods to solve a kinetics of particles problem. |
ENGA01: engineering knowledge (3) ENGA02: problem analysis (2) ENGK01: theory of natural sciences (3) ENGK02: mathematical modelling (1) ENGK03: abstraction and formulation (3) ENGK04: specialist knowledge (3) ENGP01: depth of knowledge required (1) UOA_1: Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice (3) UOA_2: Critical Thinking (1) UOA_3: Solution Seeking (2) |
PA#3 Quiz 08 Dynamics Test Quiz 11 Dynamics Assignment Exam |

Kinetics of Rigid Bodies: The student will be able to apply the equations of motion to solve for unknown forces/ accelerations of a rigid body undergoing translation or fixed-axis rotation. They will be able to explain what mass moment of inertia is and how it's calculated. The student will be able to use the parallel axis theorem to determine the rotational inertia about a different axis. |
ENGA01: engineering knowledge (3) ENGA02: problem analysis (2) ENGK01: theory of natural sciences (3) ENGK02: mathematical modelling (1) ENGK03: abstraction and formulation (3) ENGK04: specialist knowledge (3) ENGP01: depth of knowledge required (1) UOA_1: Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice (3) UOA_2: Critical Thinking (1) UOA_3: Solution Seeking (2) |
PA#4 Quiz 10 Exam |

Force systems and moments: The student will be able to define an appropriate coordinate system, determine the magnitude and direction of a force, construct a free body diagram and resolve forces at a joint. |
ENGA01: engineering knowledge (3) ENGA02: problem analysis (2) ENGK01: theory of natural sciences (3) ENGK02: mathematical modelling (1) ENGK03: abstraction and formulation (3) ENGK04: specialist knowledge (3) ENGP01: depth of knowledge required (1) UOA_1: Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice (3) UOA_2: Critical Thinking (1) UOA_3: Solution Seeking (2) |
Quiz 01 PA#1 Quiz 02 Quiz 03 Statics Test Quiz 04 PA#2 Quiz 05 Statics Assignment Exam |

Kinematics of Rigid Bodies: The student will be able to draw velocity diagrams for two points on a rigid body. They will be able to use relative motion equations to calculate absolute or relative velocities on a rigid body. |
ENGA01: engineering knowledge (3) ENGA02: problem analysis (2) ENGK01: theory of natural sciences (3) ENGK02: mathematical modelling (1) ENGK03: abstraction and formulation (3) ENGK04: specialist knowledge (3) ENGP01: depth of knowledge required (1) UOA_1: Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice (3) UOA_2: Critical Thinking (1) UOA_3: Solution Seeking (2) |
Dynamics Test Quiz 09 PA#4 Exam |

Trusses and beams: The student will be able to find the reactions for trusses and beams, determine the internal member forces in trusses. They will be able to draw a bending moment diagram and a shear force diagram. |
ENGA01: engineering knowledge (3) ENGA02: problem analysis (2) ENGK01: theory of natural sciences (3) ENGK02: mathematical modelling (1) ENGK03: abstraction and formulation (3) ENGK04: specialist knowledge (3) ENGP01: depth of knowledge required (1) UOA_1: Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice (3) UOA_2: Critical Thinking (1) UOA_3: Solution Seeking (2) |
Statics Test Quiz 04 PA#2 Quiz 05 Statics Assignment Exam |

Statical determinacy: The student will be able to identify known forces and solve unknown reactions, compose free body diagrams, combine loads, assemble equilibrium equations and check for statical determinacy. |
ENGA01: engineering knowledge (3) ENGA02: problem analysis (2) ENGK01: theory of natural sciences (3) ENGK02: mathematical modelling (1) ENGK03: abstraction and formulation (3) ENGK04: specialist knowledge (3) ENGP01: depth of knowledge required (1) UOA_1: Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice (3) UOA_2: Critical Thinking (1) UOA_3: Solution Seeking (2) |
PA#1 Quiz 02 Quiz 03 Statics Test Quiz 04 PA#2 Quiz 05 Statics Assignment Exam |

Coursework

50% coursework consisting of :

2 Written tests (20%)

4 Peer Assessments (8%)

11 Online quizzes (10%)

2 Assignments (12%)

Exam rules

50% Final exam. Closed book restricted calculator.

Inclusive learning

Students are urged to discuss privately any impairment-related requirements face-to-face and/or in written form with the course convenor/lecturer and/or tutor.

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