Code | MTM205 |

Name | Engineering Mechanics Problems |

Status | Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice |

Level and type | Undergraduate Studies, Academic |

Field of study | Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building |

Faculty | |

Academic staff | Marina Čerpinska, Māris Eiduks, Sabīne Upnere |

Credit points | 3.0 (4.5 ECTS) |

Parts | 1 |

Annotation |
Use of theoretical laws and engineering methods for investigation of real typical systems. Role of chooses of a precision of calculation of model in a case of incomplete model parameter information. Tasks on static and dynamic loading and mechanical stresses. Problems of optimisation in a pneumatics and electromechanical systems.. |

Goals and objectives of the course in terms of competences and skills |
To acquaint students with the fundamentals of calculation software applied in the field of mechanical engineering. In order to achieve this aim the following tasks should be fulfilled: 1st Analyse the fundamental relationships of the kinematics, statics and dynamics. 2nd Teach students how to solve the task on mechanics applying the computer programs. 3rd Improve students' knowledge of physics related to the field of mechanics. 4th Teach students the skills required to be proficient in the calculation of the machinery, construction machinery and engineering objects. |

Learning outcomes and assessment |
At the end of the course students will be able to assess the problems of railroad transport - Questions at the end of the lecture At the end of the course students will be able to assess the problems of autotransport - Questions at the end of the lecture At the end of the course students will be able to compare the non-contact vehicles to conventional vehicles - Questions at the end of the lecture At the end of the course student will be able to explain cases of motion factor for trasnport - Questions in the practical work At the end of the course students will be able to use the motion characteristics for the volatility calculation - Questions in the practical work At the end of the course students will be able to formulate methods of calculation for transport choice - Questions at the end of the lecture At the end of the course students will be able to assess the challenges in the electro mechanical systems - Questions in the practical work At the end of the course students will be able to assess the challenges in the pneumatic - hydraulic systems - Exam |

Course prerequisites | Physics (at the secondary school level). RTU differential calculations, integral calculation. |

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