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SEM327 - Dynamics of Machines

Unit details

Year

2018 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SEM318
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Michael Norton

Prerequisite:

SEM200 or SEM223

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 2 x 3 hour practicals per trimester (CAD lab).Students are required to attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 2 x 1 hours of class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week and 2 x 3 hour practicals per trimester. Students are required to attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.

Content

This unit addresses the following topics: dynamics of machines - kinematics analysis of planar mechanisms, dynamics analysis of planar mechanisms, balancing of rotating machinery; mechanical power transmission systems - gear trains, friction clutches and belt drives; vibrations - lumped parameter models and equivalent systems, free vibration spring-mass model, damped vibration, forced vibration, vibration of multi-degree-of-freedom systems.

Assessment

Calculation based assessment (2 x 30%) 60%, examination 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the examination.

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