Module Title:   Engineering Dynamics

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG2002M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Materials and Medical (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr K Hussain

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

(1) To establish knowledge of the concepts, design, analysis and application of machines dynamics

(2) To be able to use multi-body dynamic CAE tools to analyse and design dynamics of mechanical systems.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
The scientific basis of the subject is established in lectures, supported by problem-solving classes. Computer based classes using mechanical dynamics software to analyse dynamic and vibration of systems. Supplementary assessment is to repair deficiency in original submission.

Lectures:   18.00          Directed Study:   62.50           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   12.00          Formal Exams:   1.50          Total:   100.00

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

1.1 Understand the fundamental principles of machines design and machines dynamic analysis

1.2 Apply the formulation of the governing equations of motion of mechanical systems.

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

2.1 relate analytical and computer representation to the design, modelling and analysis of rigid body systems dynamics.
2.2 use dynamics simulation tools for the design and analysis of machines and systems.

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


  Examination - closed book 1.50 60%
  Coursework   40%
  Design group project using mechanical dynamics software

Outline Syllabus:
Outline Syllabus: (1) Planar kinematics of rigid bodies: translation; rotation about a fixed point; time derivatives of vectors, general motion; relative motion; instantaneous centre, gears motion, sliding motion (2) Kinetics of rigid bodies: moments of inertia; equations of motion; general plane motion; work & energy; impulse and momentum.(3) Three dimensional analysis of rigid body motion: rotation; general motion; relative motion; angular momentum; gyroscopic motion(4) Free Vibration of single degree of freedom systems (5) Machines dynamics analysis using CAE tools: dynamic simulation techniques; linkage design, joints and motion constraints, design and analysis of machines and systems dynamics.

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