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EG1011 - Statics and Dynamics

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Statics: Review of forces and moments: Couples, Equivalent systems; Objects in Equilibrium: Reactions, Static equilibrium, Free-body diagrams; Analysis of Structures: Trusses, Frames and Machines; Distributed loads; Internal Forces and Moments: Bending moment and Shear force diagrams. Dynamics: Review of kinematics and kinetics of particles: Curvilinear motion of particles; Relative motion of two particles; Work-energy methods; Kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies: General plane motion; Relative motion; Kinetics of rigid bodies.

Learning Outcomes

  • gain knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering statics and dynamics;
  • use techniques for analysing forces, structures and the performance of mechanisms.;
  • use techniques for problem identification, formulation and solution.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (55%)
  • Invigilated > Quizzes or tests - (25%)
  • Assignments - (10%)
  • Practicals - (10%).
Prerequisites: PH1005 or (Physics and Maths C)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Professor John Ginger
Lecturers: Professor John Ginger, Dr Korah Parackal.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures
  • 3 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Internal (Pathway), Study Period 48
Census Date 26-Nov-2020
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Shaun Belward
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures
  • 3 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Mr Jeremy Gordon.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours lectures
  • 3 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.