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SEM327 - Dynamics of Machines

Unit details

Year

2017 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:SEM318
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 must attend and participate in compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin . 2 x 3 hour practicals per trimester. Students must attend and participate in mandatory 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

Two assignments (30% each) 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 and a mark of at least 40% in assignment 2.

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