Mechanics 2

Module code: FS0042

In this module you will learn how to describe and explain the rotational motion of rigid bodies subject to forces. You will study advanced topics such as oscillations and gravity, and learn how to use differential equations to solve dynamical problems.

Topics covered

  • Classical rotational mechanics
  • Simple harmonic motion
  • Gravity
  • Differential equations 

Learning

  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 20 hours of practicals and workshops
  • 110 hours of independent study

Assessment

  • Core learning exercises (20%)
  • Workshop engagement (20%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (60%)