MMP169 Mechanics

Code MMP169
Name Mechanics
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Academic staff Jānis Vība, Olga Kononova, Svetlana Sokolova, Vladislavs Jevstigņejevs, Ivans Griņevičs
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Tangible objects, their mathematical models. Mechanical motion. Space, time, mechanical interaction, the force system. Newton's basic laws of mechanics. State-in dynamics and challenges, its relationship to computing. Deformable body models. Strain and stress determination. Strength. Persistence. Durability. Vibration and acoustics..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To introduce students to the fundamentals of mechanics. In order to achieve this goal the following tasks are fulfilled: 1st To analyze the fundamental relationships of the statics, kinematics and dynamics. 2nd To teach students how to solve the mechanical tasks in computer programs. 3rd To improve students' knowledge of physics related to the mechanics. 4th To teach students the skills required for the calculation of technical, mechanical and engineering objects.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Student will be able to evaluate the mechanical processes in nature in different forms. - Related questions in the laboratory work.
Student will be able to provide examples of object motion and equilibrium. - Related questions in the practical work.
Student will be able to analyze the mechanisms and machinery. - Related questions at the end of the lecture.
Student will be able to distinguish between static and dynamic tasks. - Related questions in the assessment test
Student will be able to formulate a mechanical object of analysis tasks. - Related questions in the assessment test
Student will be able to evaluate the mechanical engineer problems. - Related questions in the exam
Course prerequisites Physics (at the secondary school level). RTU differential and integral calculations.

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