Mechanics

DE4302

This online course is designed to introduce you to the basic fundamentals of a range of engineering disciplines.

  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    EFTs
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $738 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 1, 10 Jun 2019
    Trimester 2, 14 Oct 2019
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Demonstrate the correct use of analysing forces and moments in mechanical systems. 
  • Calculate indirect stresses (bending and torsion) in mechanical components and select appropriate sections from standard tables. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of energy in mechanical system, including the Conservation of energy theory. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the forces, moments and torques resulting from linear acceleration, rotational acceleration, and centripetal acceleration.

Assessment

50% internally assessed

50% exam

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

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Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

Labs requirements

A 2 ½ day practical Laboratory held in Wellington is a requirement for this course.

Trimester 1 Laboratories will be held during the term 1 school holidays,  

Trimester 2 Laboratories will be during the term 3 school holidays.

Your course leader will confirm the actual dates within the first week of the trimester, however you can click here for school holiday dates to give you a guideline for planning.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Diploma
  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    EFTs
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $738 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 1, 10 Jun 2019
    Trimester 2, 14 Oct 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us