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Mechanics of Machines

To develop understanding to solve complex problems involved with machinery dynamics such as power transmission, balancing, noise, and lubrication systems

Course Code DE6302
Level 6
Credits 15


  • Identify dynamic loads in rotational equipment and explain the need for balance and how it is achieved
  • Analyse mechanical systems to determine natural frequencies and the effects of resonance
  • Explain acoustic term and solve for noise level and noise attenuation in an engineering environment
  • Explain gear terminology. Solve velocity ratios and forces in gear systems
  • Analyse power transmission components for life, force and application

Delivered as part of the following programmes