SEM327 - Dynamics of Machines

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: SEM318
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

SEM200 or SEM223

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week, 2 x 3 hour practicals per trimester (CAD lab).

Students may be required to attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

2 x 1 hour of classes per week (recordings provided), 1 x 2 hour online seminar per week,  and 2 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.

Students may be required to attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week (typically week 6).

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.

Hurdle requirement

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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