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MEC2401 Dynamics I

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Engineering
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 21 March 2023


Pre-requisite: ((MAT1502 or MAT1102 or ENM1600) and CIV1501) or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCEN or GCNS or METC or MEPR or MENS or GEPR


Many engineering problems are solved by using equipment with moving parts. To successfully design such equipment requires a fundamental understanding of how objects move and interact with other objects. The course supplies the essential basics to study the advanced content in MEC3403 of static and dynamic balancing, and vibration theory.

A working knowledge of the basic laws of motion and of the concepts of force, energy, momentum, impulse and vibration is fundamental to the study of mechanics and the solution of many engineering problems. In this course these basic concepts are reviewed and a number of techniques are developed to assist in the analysis of the plane motion of particles, bodies, interconnected bodies, mechanisms and geared systems.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2023 Online
Date printed 21 March 2023