Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: Engineering and Information Sciences



Subject Information
Subject Code ENGG152
Subject Name Engineering Mechanics
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites Nil
Co-Requisites Nil
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment 2 hour final examination: SLOs i to iv Other short examinations: SLOs i to iv Laboratory reports: SLOs i and v
General Subject Yes.

Subject Description
Two dimensional statics of particles and rigid bodies. Forces in frames. Kinematics of particles in rectilinear and plane motion. Kinetics of particles: equations of motion; work and energy; impulse and momentum.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Understand and simplify force and moment systems.
2. Draw and apply free body diagrams to solve engineering systems.
3. Analyse particles in equilibrium and motion, including work, energy, impulse and momentum.
4. Analyse simple engineering problems in statics and dynamics.
5. Understand and observe basic behaviour of static and dynamic systems.