SG1102 Mechanics, Smaller Course 6.0 credits

Mekanik, mindre kurs

  • Education cycle

    First cycle
  • Main field of study

    Mechanical Engineering
  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Course offerings

Spring 19 CENMI/CLGYM for programme students

Spring 19 CMEDT for programme students

Spring 20 CMEDT for programme students

Spring 20 CENMI/CLGYM for programme students

Intended learning outcomes

After having passed this course the students will be able to: Apply Newton’s three laws for simple mechanical systems. Solve simple equations of motion. Apply the concepts of work and moment of force. Decide when the theory of central motion is applicable. Solve harmonic oscillation problems, with and without damping.

Course main content

Vector and kinematics, Newton's laws, Work, power, energy, Central force, Center of mass, moment of inertia, Systems of particles and center of mass motion, Rotation about fixed axis.

Linear oscillations in one dimension, harmonic, damped.


Calculus, one variable, and linear algebra with geometry.
Calculus, several variables, should at least be studied in parallel.


Nicholas Apazidis, Mekanik, Studentlitteratur or Christer Nyberg, Mekanik Grundkurs, Liber.


  • INL1 - Hand in Task, 1.5, grading scale: P, F
  • TENB - Examination, 1.5, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TENC - Examination, 3.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Requirements for final grade

Written exam (3 university credits), hand in assignments (1,5 university credits). a theory exam (TEN1;1,5 university credits).

Offered by



Luca Brandt <>

Mihai Mihaescu <>

Add-on studies

SG1301, SG1140.


Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2008.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2007.