- Code ENGN1217
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Materials Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Mechatronics More...
- Academic career UGRD
- AsPr Takuya Tsuzuki
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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This course introduces the fundamental principles in mechanics. Structural design applications of a variety of problems are developed throughout the course using examples that elucidate the theory of mechanics. The primary aim of this course is to provide a solid foundation for students in the field of mechanical engineering. Specific topics include:
- Statics of particles; forces in a plane and in space
- Equivalent systems of forces; cartesian vector and vector operations
- Equilibrium of regid bodies; including free body diagrams
- Simple trusses
- Distributed forces; centroids, centres of gravity and moments of inertia
- Static indeterminacy and friction
- Stress and strain concepts; including Hooke's law
- Mechanical properties of materials
- Axial and torsion loading
- Bending behaviour; including shear and moment diagrams
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Identify and manipulate forces and their resultants in one- two- and three dimensions.
- Recognise and classify moments and couples created by forces.
- Employ mechanical equilibrium and free body diagrams to solve mechanical statics problems, including bending moment diagrams.
- Acquire skills for testing and the construction of a bridge model subject to testing.
- Analyse and demonstrate the stability conditions of mechanical equilibrium.
Online assignments (16%); Mid semester exam (14%); Bridge competition (20%); Final exam (40%); Lab assignments (10%)
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Nominal load of 39 hours of lectures/tutorials, and additional laboratory classes.
Engineering Mechanics STATICS, 13th edition, R.C. Hibbeler
(No other text)
Areas of Interest
- Materials Science
- Renewable Energy
- Energy Change
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7565||21 Jul 2014||01 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|