Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures, 12 hours tutorials, 4 hours laboratory |
Total Time Commitment:
Prerequisite for this subject is -
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
436353 – Mechanics 2 and MCEN30007 Mechanics 3 (previously 436354)
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Denny Oetomo
Multi-body dynamics (18 lectures and 12 hours of tutorial/project work): Constraints, mobility, generalised coordinates, degrees of freedom, driving forces, virtual displacement, generalised force, impressed forces and constraint forces, principle of virtual work, Lagrange equations of motion, kinetic energy function, potential energy function, collisions of unconstrained and constrained bodies, solution of mathematical models and their stability in the sense of Lyapunov.
Upon completion, students should be able to -
• Three group written assignments (10%) each weeks 6, 8 and 9 of semester
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should have the following skills -
• Ability to apply knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals
Bachelor of Engineering |
B-ENG Mechanical Engineering stream |
Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
Master of Engineering (Mechatronics)
Download PDF version.