Module Title:Dynamics 2
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 4 programme(s)
Module Aim: To provide the student with a broad knowledge of the external effects of forces applied to objects in motion.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Apply and solve formulae involving the motion of an object in two dimensions.
LO2 Apply and solve formulae involving the motion of an object undergoing circular motion.
LO3 Apply and solve formulae involving the dynamics of rotation.
LO4 Contribute effectively, as an individual and as part of a group, to the planning and realization of investigations in a laboratory environment into the effects of applied forces on objects in motion.
Pre-requisite learning
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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Motion in two dimensions
Motion of a projectile – range on a horizontal and inclined plane; maximum height.
Inertia and Change of Motion.
Newton’s laws of motion – application to particles; Application to connected objects.
Motion in a Circle.
Centripetal force, centrifugal force, Applications - Centrifugal clutch.
Dynamics of Rotation
Torque and angular acceleration; Moment of inertia, radius of gyration, Relationship between linear and angular motion – the hoist; Kinetic energy of rotation, function of a flywheel.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment90.00%
Practical10.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Examination Class Test 1 35.00 Week 6
Examination Class Test 2,3 35.00 Week 12
Practical/Skills Evaluation Labs: Fletcher's Trolley, Centrifugal Force, Falling Mass (Newton 2). 1,2,3,4 20.00 Every Second Week
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Computer Competencies Assignment 1 10.00 Week 8
No End of Module Formal Examination

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Laboratory 12 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 4.33
Total Hours 125.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_EMMEC_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering 3 Mandatory
CW_EERAS_B Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Robotics and Automated Systems 3 Mandatory
CW_EEMEC_D Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 3 Mandatory
CW_EERAS_D Bachelor of Engineering in Robotics and Automated Systems 3 Mandatory