Introduction to Mechanical Principles of Engineering Systems Unit
The use and application of mechanical systems is an essential part of modern life. The design, manufacture and maintenance of these systems are the concern of engineers and technicians who must be able to apply a blend of practical and theoretical knowledge to ensure that systems work safely and efficiently. Science underpins all aspects of engineering and a sound understanding of its principles is essential for anyone seeking to become an engineer. As such, this Mechanical Principles of Engineering Systems Unit covers these aspects.
Learners are introduced to the behaviour of loaded engineering materials and the analysis of a range of static engineering systems. The Mechanical Principles of Engineering Systems unit will create an understanding of dynamic systems through the application of Newtonian mechanics. Finally, they will deal with the effects of heat transfer, the expansion and compression of gases and the characteristic behaviour of liquids at rest and in motion. For further information, please visit here.
On completion of this unit a learner should:
- Firstly, determine the effects of loading in static engineering systems
- Secondly, be able to determine work, power and energy transfer in dynamic engineering systems
- Thirdly, determine the parameters of fluid systems
- Lastly, be able to determine the effects of energy transfer in thermodynamic systems.