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Unit details

SEM223 - Engineering Mechanics

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:SEM224
Unit chair:

Akif Kaynak

Prerequisite:

One of SIT199, SIT194 or SIT190 and SEP101

Corequisite:SEE010
Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 3 x 1 hour classes, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week and 2 x 3 hour practicals per trimester. 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 6 hour practicals per trimester. Students must attend and participate in mandatory activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during Week 8.

Content

This unit includes: Statics - Introductory concepts, forces and force vectors, force system resultants, equilibrium, structural analysis, geometric properties and distributed loads; Dynamics - kinematics of a particle, kinetics of a particle - force and acceleration, kinetics of a particle - work and energy, kinetics of a particle - impulse and momentum.

Assessment

Examination 60%, online assignment 20%, two laboratory reports (10% each) 20%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination and compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 8.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3863$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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