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SEM223 - Engineering Mechanics

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Offering information:

2017 is the final offering of this unit

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 one from SEP101 or SEB101

Corequisite:

SEE010 or SEJ010

Incompatible with:

SEM201, SEJ201

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 practical 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 practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.

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 a mark of at least 40% in the two laboratory reports.

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