Engineering Mechanics

Course code MECH2420Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

Force and stress analysis, axial stress shear stress, bending stress. Transformation of stress and strain. Analysis and design of simple machine components such as shafts, springs, bolted connections. Impact loads, reliability and fatigue calculations.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesExpose students to basic design tools and skills
Content1. Force and stress analysis
2. Axial stress shear stress, bending stress
3. Transformation of stress and strain
4. Analysis and design of simple machine component such as shafts, springs, bolted connections
5. Impact loads, reliability and fatigue calculations.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
TransitionN/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeGENG1001 Introduction to Engineering Mechanics
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Class
Examination: Formal* Note, any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear on the course outline normally issued in week 1.
Contact HoursLecture: for 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MECH2420