Module Title:   Foundation mechanics

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   ENG0302L

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 3

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr E Brown

Additional Tutor(s):   Dr M Martyn and Dr B Whiteside

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
To develop the basic skills of statics, kinematics and dynamics and apply them to engineering problems.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Lectures, tutorials, laboratories.

 Study Hours: Lectures: 48.00 Directed Study: 110.00 Seminars/Tutorials: 24.00 Other: 10.00 Laboratory/Practical: 6.00 Formal Exams: 2.00 Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1.1 Apply scalar and vector algebra to the principles of statics.
1.2 Become familiar with principles of kinematics and the laws of motion associated with one and two dimensional motion of objects.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

2.1 Apply the principles of statics to problems set in an engineering context and notation.
2.2 Apply the principles of dynamics to problems set in an engineering context and notation.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

3.1 Manage, present and interpret data.
3.2 Solve problems systematically using the scientific method.
3.3 Communicate technical information in a concise manner.
3.4 Work as part of a team.

 001. Assessment Type Duration Percentage Examination - closed book 2.00 70% Description Examination - closed book 002. Assessment Type Duration Percentage Coursework 20% Description 1500 Word Report 003. Assessment Type Duration Percentage Presentation 10% Description Group presentation

Supplementary Assessment:
As Original

Outline Syllabus:
Vectors: Basic algebra, components. Concept of force: Resultant, equilibrant. Concurrent forces: 3 force systems. Moment of a force: Couples, principle of moments. Coplanar and parallel forces: Implications. Friction: Static friction. Hydrostatics: Hydrostatic pressure.
Displacement, velocity, constant acceleration. Circular motion: angular measure, angular frequency, angular acceleration. Kinetics: force, mass, momentum. Newton`s Laws of Motion. Work/energy equation. Power. Impulse/momentum equation.

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