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Learning outcomes of the course
The students have the basic knowledge of kinematics, dynamics and statics, and he is able to apply this knowledge to engineering applications.
EA-KN EUR-ACE Knowledge and understanding: Students understand the principles of mechanics.
EA-IV EUR-ACE Investigations: Students are able to conduct experiments in the laboratory and draw conclusions based on the measurements.
SI unit system, kinematics, force, Newton’s laws, friction, motion on an inclined plane, work, power, energy, momentum, circular motion, statics.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Handling powers and roots, reducing expressions, application of right and oblique triangle trigonometry, vector calculation, solving first and second degree polynomial equations and systems of equations.
Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
Excellent (5): The student masters the principles of mechanics, and he is able to apply them innovatively in challenging engineering applications.
Very good (4): The student masters the essential knowledge of mechanics, and he is able to apply his skills to usual engineering problems.
Good (3): The student masters the basic principles of mechanics, and he is able to solve basic mechanical engineering problems.
Satisfactory (2): The student is familiar with the basic knowledge and terminology of mechanics, but he has some problems with applying the knowledge. He can nevertheless solve simple problems in mechanical engineering.
Adequate (1): The student is familiar with the basic knowledge and terminology of mechanics but he has significant problems with applications.