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Physical Bases of Design II

Code 12734
Year 3
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 5
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Science and Technology
Entry requirements n.a.
Mode of delivery Lessons of practical-theoretical nature. There are also sessions of tutorial guidance.
Work placements There are no work placements.
Learning outcomes To identify the importance of physics knowledge in the design of functional objects.
To develop skills in the analysis of one-dimensional and two-dimensional kinematics problems.
Apply the principles of dynamic equilibrium, friction and energy conservation.
To know the principles of motion of rigid bodies.
To apply in product and equipment design these mechanical concepts.
Syllabus Particle kinematics. Introduction to dynamics. Rectilinear and curvilinear motion.
Kinetics of particles. Newton's second law. Equations of motion. Dynamic equilibrium.
Angular motion of a particle. Angular momentum. Newton's law of gravitation.
Energy methods and momentum. Concept of work of a force. Equivalent forces. Kinetic and potential energy, power and efficiency. Conservation of energy. Impulsive movement and impact.
Particle systems. Application of Newton's laws to the motion of a particle system. Linear and angular movement amount. Angular center of mass motion.
Kinematics of rigid bodies. Translation. Rotation.
Project. Analysis of case studies and applications in Industrial Design (Products and equipment).
Main Bibliography Teacher classes, case studies and work exercices.
Derek Steward, Understanding Structures, Analysis Materials Design, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Ferdinand P. Beer, E. Russell Johnston, Mecânica Vectorial para Engenheiros, Dinâmica, McGraw-Hill, 2012.
Bryan J B Gauld, Structures for Architects, Longman, 2005.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Two written tests.
T1 weight 1/3
T2 weight 2/3
The second test includes material from all the semester.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-01-18

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