Engineering Mechanics

University of Newcastle

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Engineering Mechanics

  • Host University

    University of Newcastle

  • Location

    Newcastle, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Mechanical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    GENG1001 Introduction to Engineering Mechanics

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Force and stress analysis, axial stress, shear stress, and bending stress. Transformation of stress and strain. Analysis and design of simple machine components such as shafts, springs, and bolted connections. Impact loads, reliability and fatigue calculations.
    1. Calculate the stress distribution due to various loads in simple mechanical systems
    2. Understand the basic principles behind the transformation of stress and theories of failure
    3. Apply basic stress analysis techniques to machine component design
    4. Evaluate the limits of his/her knowledge and the plausibility of solutions
    Force and stress analysis
    Axial stress shear stress, bending stress
    Transformation of stress and strain
    Analysis and design of simple machine component such as shafts, springs, bolted connections
    Impact loads, reliability and fatigue calculations.

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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