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CIV1500 Applied Mechanics

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Engineering & Surveying
School or Department : Agricultural, Civil, Environmental Engineering
Version produced : 21 July 2014


Co-requisite: ENM1500 or ENG1500 or MAT1500

Other requisites

Students cannot enrol in CIV1500 if they have successfully completed CIV1501.


This course integrates mathematical and physics concepts to provide students with introductory mechanics knowledge to prepare them for the course CIV1501 Engineering Statics. Topics included are: length, time, mass, Newton's laws, pressure, stress, moment, torque, work, friction, two dimensional position and force vectors, particle equilibrium, resultant forces, rigid body equilibrium, centroids and second moment of areas.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 External
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2013 External