CIV1500 Applied Mechanics
|Short Description:||Applied Mechanics|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Civil Engineering and Surveying|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||030903 - Structural Engineering|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: ENM1500 or ENG1500 or MAT1500 or ENM1600
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.