Engineering Mechanics (ENGG1802)
UNIT OF STUDY
The unit aims to provide students with an understanding of and competence in solving statics and introductory dynamics problems in engineering. Tutorial sessions will help students to improve their group work and problem solving skills, and gain competency in extracting a simplified version of a problem from a complex situation. Emphasis is placed on the ability to work in 3D as well as 2D, including the 2D and 3D visualization of structures and structural components, and the vectorial 2D and 3D representations of spatial points, forces and moments. Introduction to kinematics and dynamics topics includes position, velocity and acceleration of a point; relative motion, force and acceleration, momentum, collisions and energy methods.
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- Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology
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- Bachelor of Project Management (Civil Engineering Science)
- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics)
- Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
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Further unit of study information
Lecture 2 hrs/week; Tutorial 3 hrs/week.
Through semester assessment (100%)
Meriam, J.L. and Kraige, L.G./Engineering Mechanics, Volume 1, STATICS (SI version)/6th//
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