University of Newcastle
Area of Study
Taught In English
GENG1001 Introduction to Engineering Mechanics
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewForce 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.LEARNING OUTCOMES1. Calculate the stress distribution due to various loads in simple mechanical systems2. Understand the basic principles behind the transformation of stress and theories of failure3. Apply basic stress analysis techniques to machine component design4. Evaluate the limits of his/her knowledge and the plausibility of solutionsCONTENTForce and stress analysisAxial stress shear stress, bending stressTransformation of stress and strainAnalysis and design of simple machine component such as shafts, springs, bolted connectionsImpact loads, reliability and fatigue calculations.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.