ENGEN11021G (HAM)
Engineering Mechanics
15 Points
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Larissa Kopf
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Rachael Tighe
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Larissa Kopf
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Paper Description
The concepts of equilibrium of rigid bodies, structures such as trusses, and mechanisms and the use of equilibrium equations to calculate forces due to applied loads are covered in statics. Free body diagrams, a fundamental tool for Engineers, are used extensively in the paper. The kinematic relationship (relationship between displacement, velocity and acceleration and the relationship between forces and acceleration (Newton's laws of motion)) and energy methods are covered in dynamics.
Paper Structure
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
Assessment
The syllabus for the final test may include all material that is covered during this course.
Assignments form an important part of the paper, they allow you to practice important concepts and therefore help you cement your knowledge and prepare for the test.
Assessment Components
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam.
Required and Recommended Readings
Required Readings
Lecture notes available on Moodle
Prerecorded videos available on Moodle
Recommended Readings
Mechanics for Engineers, Statics. R.C. Hibbeler SI Edition (13th or 14th edition). Either ebook or hard copy.
Mechanics for Engineers, Dynamics. R.C. Hibbeler SI Edition (13th or 14th Edition). Either ebook or hard copy.
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Workload
Short videos: 12 hours
Lecture discussions: 40 hours
Total number of contact hours: 52 hours
Assignments: 16 hours
Test preparation: 16 hours
Self study: 24 hours
Total number of noncontact hours: 56 hours
Note: For every hour in class it is expected you spend around an hour out of class on other activities such as practicing examples, reviewing notes etc.
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Prerequisite(s)
Prerequisites: (14 credits at Level 3 in NCEA Physics or one of PHYS100 or PHYSC100 or B grade in ENGEN100) and (14 credits at Level 3 in NCEA Calculus or one of MATH165, MATHS165 or a B in CAFS011 or FOUND011)
Restriction(s)
Restricted papers: ENGG110