Engineering mechanics: solids

Introduction and contents

The materials listed below are presented on the following pages of this unit in pdf format.

  • Block 1: Geometry of mechanisms

    • Unit 1: Mechanisms

    • Unit 2: Mechanisms 2

  • Block 2: Statics

    • Unit 3: Forced and moments

    • Unit 4: Modelling with free-body diagrams

  • Block 3: Kinematics

    • Unit 5: Motion

    • Unit 6: Velocity diagrams

  • Block 4: Dynamics

    • Unit 7/8: Dynamics

  • Block 5: Acceleration

    • Unit 9A: Compensation forces

    • Unit 9B: Acceleration diagrams

  • Block 6: Structures

    • Unit 10: Stress analysis

    • Unit 11: Structural components

  • Block 7: Energy and momentum

    • Unit 12/13: Energy and momentum

  • Block 8: Vibration

    • Unit 14: Vibration

  • Block 9: Design study

    • Unit 15: The mechanics of an electric lift

Learning outcomes