Course Title: Mechanics of Machines

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Mechanics of Machines

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MIET1077

Bundoora Campus

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016

MIET1077

Bundoora Campus

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2017

MIET2076

Voc Training Ctre of Hong Kong

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 15

MIET2353

Stansfield College

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 4 09,
Offsh 1 10

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MIET2076

Voc Training Ctre of Hong Kong

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

OFFSe22017 (VM5)

Course Coordinator: Prof Firoz Alam

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 6103

Course Coordinator Email: firoz.alam@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MIET2134 Engineering Dynamics, or equivalent.


Course Description

In this course you will study advanced concepts of kinematic and dynamic modelling and analysis of mechanisms and machines, including linkage mechanisms and cam mechanisms, reciprocating and rotating machinery. The course enables you to explore in depth core mechanical engineering concepts by integrating and applying contemporary analytical, computational and experimental methods. It relates kinematics and dynamics of mechanisms and machines to their design and allows you to relate theory and practice using a problem-based approach in which you develop project management skills.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the development of the following program learning outcomes for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours):

  • In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
  • Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving.
  • Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
  • Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.


Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)

Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

  1. Develop viable kinematic and dynamic models of mechanisms and machines
  2. Integrate graphical, analytical and computational approaches to solve real world engineering problems involving mechanics of machines


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities in this course will include formal lectures, problem-solving tutorials, and laboratory experiments and demonstrations.


Overview of Learning Resources

There is a Learning Guide, a prescribed textbook and several recommended references.


Overview of Assessment

X This course has no hurdle requirements.

☐ All hurdle requirements for this course are indicated clearly in the assessment regime that follows, against the relevant assessment task(s) and all have been approved by the College Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching).

Assessment Tasks

The assessment tasks are in one of two schedules: A or B. You will be advised at the start of the teaching period which of the two schedules apply for any given teaching period and location.

 

Schedule A

Assignment
Weighting 40%
This assessment supports CLOs 1-2

Laboratory practice
Weighting 15%
This assessment supports CLOs 1-2

Final exam
Weighting 45%
This assessment supports CLOs 1-2

 

Schedule B

Assignments
Weighting 50%
This assessment supports CLOs 1-2

Final exam
Weighting 50%
This assessment supports CLOs 1-2