This collection of lessons cover the basic principles of Mechanics in Mechanical Engineering, and is flexible enough to be deployed across numerous weeks and in an order that suits the teaching style of the academic.

### Lessons

In this tutorial, students will learn the steps required to calculate the forces experienced in a truss structure, and be able to apply this knowledge to a range of truss structures.

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In this tutorial, students will attempt to draw a free body diagram of an object that is shown in an image provided. They provide their answer by dragging forces located on the top right corner of the plotting area into force points located on the body.

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Students are placed in the shoes of an engineer working for a Bridge Inspection Company and it is their first day on the job. Their first task is to inspect a suspension bridge that is made up of 3 sections. The task will include simple Engineering Mechanics calculations that include reactions, shear, bending moment and loads. They begin by inspecting a Pin-Jointed Cantilever Beam fixed at one end and supported by a cable at the other. It is their job to test the cable supporting it to see if it will fail when a car drives across the bridge.

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In a car crash, the vehicles' mass, size and velocity are the key factors to estimate the damages to the vehicles and the driver. This Adaptive Tutorial covers the principle of impulse and momentum using crash scenario simulation of a range of vehicles.

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In this tutorial, students will be given a situation in which they have to apply the concept of projectile motion learnt in classes.

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One of the general approaches to solving kinetics problems in engineering is to use the work and energy principle. In this Adaptive Tutorial, the basics of work and energy, and the energy law of conservation are explained by using a simple toy cart simulation.

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In this tutorial, students will be assuming the role of a service engineer representing a tow truck company. It is their responsibility to certify if it is safe to proceed with any operations.

In order to determine if it is safe to proceed, they will be required to apply the concepts learned in the classroom, such as the forces in equilibrium, moments and friction, to the given situation.

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