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Undergraduate Handbook

Engineering Mechanics 2 - MMAN3300

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5
Enrolment Requirements:
Parerequisite: MATH2019, MMAN1300 Exclusion: MECH2300, MECH3300
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course covers the science of engineering mechanics and its practical applications. Topics include the following: Plane kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies; equations of motion, work and energy, impulse and momentum; Gyroscopic effects; Gear kinematics, involute profile and involute action; Gear trains, epicyclic gears; Static and dynamic balancing; Kinematics and kinetics of mechanisms; Introduction to mechanical vibration; single degree-of-freedom spring-mass-damper systems.

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