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Dynamics MECH 2241

Mechanical Engineering Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Following the study of bodies in static equilibrium, this course introduces another aspect of engineering mechanics, namely dynamics. Dynamics consists of kinematics; a study of the geometry of motion, as well as kinetics; a study of the geometry of motion and associated forces. Kinetic analysis includes methods based on Newton's second law of motion, conservation of energy and conservation of momentum. For mechanical applications, the forces associated with motion are critical to the design of many types of structures and mechanical devices.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

5.5

Cost

$730.77 - $745.45 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of MECH 2241 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 66961

Duration

Mon Jun 13 - Mon Aug 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 66961
  • $730.77
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 13 - Aug 29 Mon, Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

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Credits

5.5

Cost

$730.77

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. No class August 1st (B.C. Day). Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of MECH 2241 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32939

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Mon Nov 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32939
  • $745.45
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Mon, Wed 18:45 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

5.5

Cost

$745.45

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered in an ONLINE format. Details will be provided shortly. No class will be held on October 10th for Thanksgiving Day. Please contact the Program Assistant at soepts@bcit.ca to confirm prerequisite prior to registration. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define acceleration, velocity and displacement. [1]
  • Solve kinematic linear problems by calculations and graphical methods. [1]
  • Solve kinematic rotational problems. [1]
  • Apply kinematic principles to plane motion. [2]
  • Solve linear kinetic problems by applying Newton's laws of motion. [2]
  • Solve kinetic rotational problems. [2]
  • Apply kinetics principles to plane motion. [2]
  • Apply principles of work, energy and power to analyze engineering problems. [2]
  • Solve problems using impulse and momentum principles. [2]

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

Dynamics (MECH 2241) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Engineering
    Bachelor of Engineering Full-time
  2. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Design Option)
    Diploma Full-time
  3. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Manufacturing Option)
    Diploma Full-time
  4. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Systems Option)
    Diploma Full-time

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