- Code ENGN6331
- 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 Engineering
System dynamics is the study of the response of engineering systems with changing time. The concepts learned in this unit can be used in a number of engineering disciplines including mechatronics, and in particular robotics, mechanical, electrical, aerospace and marine engineering, manufacturing and biomedical engineering. Many example problems will be given to illustrate the principles of system dynamics. The emphasis of this course will be on multi-particle and rigid body dynamics, electromechanical systems and computer aided design.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Solve multi-particle and rigid body kinematics problems.
- Solve multi-particle and rigid body dynamics problems using the Newton-Euler approach.
- Derive the equations of motion of mechanical, electrical and simple electromechanical systems using the Euler-Lagrange approach.
- Perform basic system identification of 1-DoF and 2-DoF mechanical oscillators.
- Construct computer models of simple electromechanical systems using multi-domain modelling software.
- Develop graphical models to analyze and predict the characteristics of complex network systems.
- Simulate and compare synchronization phenomena of complex network dynamics from large-scale circuits and power networks.
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Indicative AssessmentProblem sets 28%, Hardware lab report 10%, Computer lab 5%, Project report 10%, Project presentation 5%, Final exam 42%
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Workload36 × 1 hr Lectures, 2 × 3 hr Labs, 6 × 2 hr Tutorials
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeMathematics including differential equations, complex numbers and Laplace transforms, matrices, Physics including classical mechanics and electrical circuits.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4840||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||In Person||N/A|