ENGN1217 - Introduction to Mechanics

ENGN1217 - Introduction to Mechanics

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Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Summary

1. Knowledge and Skill base

1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline. tick
1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline. tick
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline. tick
1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline. tick
1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice and contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline. tick
1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of sustainable engineering practice in the specific discipline. tick

2. Engineering Application Ability

2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving. tick
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources. tick
2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes. tick
2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects. tick

3. Professional and Personal Attributes

3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability. tick
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains. tick
3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour. tick
3.4 Professional use and management of information. tick
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct. tick
3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership. tick

Learning Outcomes to EA Stage 1 Competency Mapping

1. Knowledge and Skill base 2. Engineering Application Ability 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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1Identify and manipulate forces and their resultants in one- two- and three dimensions. tick tick tick tick tick tick
2Recognise and classify moments and couples created by forces. tick tick tick tick tick tick
3Employ mechanical equilibrium and free body diagrams to solve mechanical statics problems, including bending moment diagrams. tick tick tick tick tick tick
4Acquire skills for testing the bending of a beam and the construction of a bridge model subject to testing. tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
5Analyse and demonstrate the stability conditions of mechanical equilibrium. tick tick tick tick tick tick
6Define and evaluate the fundamentals of mechanical testing of materials (tension, compression, shear). tick tick tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

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MasteringEngineering Online Assignments

2

Mid-Semester Exam

3

Bridge Competition

4

Final Exam

5

Lab assignments

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1Identify and manipulate forces and their resultants in one- two- and three dimensions. tick tick tick tick tick
2Recognise and classify moments and couples created by forces. tick tick tick tick tick
3Employ mechanical equilibrium and free body diagrams to solve mechanical statics problems, including bending moment diagrams. tick tick tick tick tick
4Acquire skills for testing the bending of a beam and the construction of a bridge model subject to testing. tick tick
5Analyse and demonstrate the stability conditions of mechanical equilibrium. tick tick tick tick tick
6Define and evaluate the fundamentals of mechanical testing of materials (tension, compression, shear). tick tick tick tick

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