1 x 1-hour lecture once-only
10 x 2-hour workshops per semester
3 x 4-hour workshop-1s per semester
2 x 3-hour laboratories per semester
1 x 8-hour independent study weekly
1 of ENGR1732, PHYS1332, PHYS1101, PHYS1205
Enrolment not permitted
ENGR8871 has been successfully completed
Assignment(s), Practical, Quiz
Topic description
  1. Particle dynamics: Curvilinear motion, Force and acceleration, Work and Energy, Impulse and Momentum
  2. Rigid body dynamics: Planar Kinematics, Force, Torque and Acceleration, Work and Energy, Linear and Angular Impulse and Momentum
  3. Vibrations
Educational aims

This topic aims to ensure that the students understand Kinematics and Kinetics as applied to particles and rigid bodies; and vibration.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Understand the dynamic properties of particles and rigid bodies
  2. Write the relevant equations of motion associated with Force, Torque and Acceleration, Work and Energy, Impulse and Momentum
  3. Understand the creation and effects of vibration