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FFM521 - Mechanics 2  
Syllabus adopted 2015-02-20 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TKTFY
6,0 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Engineering Physics
Department: 16 - PHYSICS

Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0112 Examination 4,5 c Grading: TH   4,5 c   03 Jun 2016 am SB,  06 Apr 2016 am EKL,  25 Aug 2016 am M
0212 Project 1,5 c Grading: UG   1,5 c    

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Professor  Martin Cederwall

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In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Course specific prerequisites

The Physics around us, Linear algebra and geometry, Introductory mathematical analysis, Real analysis and Mechanics I or correspondning course.


- To provide a good understanding of the basic concepts of mechanics, that provides a basis for further physics studies.
- To provide training in the translation of a physics problem into a mathematical model, which is analysed by application of concepts introduced in the mathematic courses

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

To solve classical mechanics problems which deals with particle systems, solid objects and vibrating objects.


Plane kinematics of rigid bodies
Plane kinetics of rigid bodies
Rotating systems and inertial forces
Three-dimensional kinematics and dynamics of rigid bodies
Vibration and time response
Introductory analytical mechanics


Lectures and Problem solving sessions


Announced on the course web page. 


Written exam and homework problems

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