University Of Birmingham

Mechanics And Materials In Sports

04 22390

Iowa State Course Substitution

MAT E Technical Elective

MAT E

Course Info
International Credits:
10.0
Converted Credits:
3.0
Semester:
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Course Description:
The module aims introduce students to the basic concepts, principles, and laws relating to statics and dynamics, with reference to the application of mechanics and materials in sports. Topics covered will include: Basic Definitions - Scalar and Vector Quantities; Types of Vector; Types of Force. Statics - Newton's Laws of Motion; Mechanical friction; Moment of a force about a point; Free Body Diagrams; Coplanar Equilbrium; Forces and moments. Dynamics - Uniformly accelerated linear motion; Trajectories of projectiles; Work, power, energy, and conservation of energy; Linear momentum, linear impulse, and conservation of linear momentum. Materials Behaviour - Stress; Strain; Elastic / Non-Elastic Behaviour; Elastic Strain Energy; Young Modulus

Review

Evaluation Date:
May 2, 2014
Evaluated:
Lawrence Genalo
Comments: