15 Credits ACADEMIC YEAR


Pre-requisites: Suitable level 3 qualification eg CC at A level, MM at BTEC, or equivalent


Aims/Description: This unit introduces students to the fundamental laws and applications of the physical sciences within engineering and how to apply this knowledge to find solutions to a variety of engineering problems. On successful completion of this unit students will be able to interpret and present qualitative and quantitative data using computer software, calculate unknown parameters within mechanical systems, explain a variety of material properties and use electromagnetic theory in an applied context.

Restrictions on availability: AMRC Training Centre

Staff Contact: JACKSON KATHRYN
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: i Assignment 1 - Analyse applications of A.C./D.C. circuit theorems, electromagnetic principles and properties LO4 ii Assignment 2 Determine parameters within mechanical engineering systems LO2 iii Assignment 3 Properties and application of engineering materials and the scientific method. LO1 & 3

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre):

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