Core Module Information
Module title: Engineering Principles(Mechanical)

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MEC07406
Module leader: Colin Boswell
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Engineering and Mathematics


Description of module content:

The module will cover the following:
Engineering Units, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Statics, Dynamics, Work, Energy, Power, Stress and Strain, Elasticity. Pressure, Temperature, Volume, Thermal Energy, Heat Capacity, Gas Laws, Non-flow Systems, Steady-flow Systems, Bernoulli, Vapours, Heat Transfer.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: understand and be able to use and convert the basic units used in engineering.
LO2: understand and apply the fundamental mechanical engineering principles to simple systems.
LO3: perform an engineering analysis of a mechanical system.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 3, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Colin Boswell
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 152
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Class Test 40 1,2,3 7 HOURS= 1, WORDS= 0
Class Test 40 1,2,3 14/15 HOURS= 1, WORDS= 0
Learning Log 20 1,2,3 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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