Course Detail:


Basic Mechanical Engineering

3 Credit Hour Course

Intended For Level 1 Term 2 Students


Statics of particles and rigid bodies; Forces in trusses and frames; Relative motion; Kinematics of particles: Newton's Second Law of Motion; Kinematics of rigid bodies. Introduction to Robotics; Plane, rotational and spatial motion with applications to manipulators; Geometric configurations: structural elements, linkage, arms and grippers; Motion characteristics. Sources of energy: conventional and renewable; Introduction to IC engines, Refrigeration and Air conditioning systems.