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SEM327 - Dynamics of Machines

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SEM318
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Junior Nomani

Prerequisite:

SEM223

Prerequisite from 2017: 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.

Note:

* As of 2017 – Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

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 an overall mark of at least 50% and a minimum of 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 the trimester intensive week.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

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