MG5002 – Engineering Mechanics
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To enable students to gain an understanding of the fundamental principles and laws of mechanics.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Learning Outcomes
- Analyse basic theory and principles of forces in mechanics and their relationship to engineering applications.
Analyse motion, forces and motion, work and energy problems and their relationship to engineering applications.
Analyse the principles of fluids
- Basic mechanical theory as applied to 2-dimensional systems
Systems of static loads and simple frameworks
Shear force and bending moment diagrams
Friction on level and inclined surfaces
Centroid and Centre of Gravity
Linear and angular motion
Forces and motion
Work and energy
Principles of fluids
- Assessment Criteria
- Assessment 1 Test (Theory) 30
Assessment 2 Laboratory (Practical) 20
Assessment 3 Examination 50