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 Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Mechanical Materials and Manufacturing Management


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.

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