Mechanics of Machines - ZEIT2700

Faculty: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

School: School of Engineering & Information Technology @ UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Course Outline: ZEIT2700 Course Outline

Campus: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: ZEIT1500 and ZEIT1502

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

View course information for previous years.


This course will combine concepts learned in Statics and Dynamics in the context of mechanisms analysis and design. The students will learn about the different types of links and joints making up mechanisms; kinematics and kinetics of mechanisms; design and analysis of cams, gears and drive trains; static and dynamic force analysis; synthesis of coupler curves; balancing of rotating and reciprocating masses.
ADFA students perform

Study Levels

UNSW Quick Links