MG5002 – Engineering Mechanics

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Module code
MG5002
Module title
Engineering Mechanics
Prescription
To enable students to gain an understanding of the fundamental principles and laws of mechanics.
Programmes
  • EN1801
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
75
Self directed hours
75
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
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
Content
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
Relative motion
Principles of fluids