Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Profession specific competence in Design

In this study unit the focus lies on the following competencies.


Learning outcomes

Once you have completed the study unit you will have:

An understanding of the principles of Dynamics and the ability to analyse problems in a systematic and logical manner (knowledge)

The ability to construct free-body and kinetic diagrams and to apply equations of motion in the solution of engineering problem (knowledge, skill)

The ability to analyse the kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies (knowledge, skill)

The ability to discuss and analyse vibration (knowledge, skill)

Course contents

Kinematics of Particles
Kinetics of Particles
Kinetics of Systems of Particles
Plane Kinematics of Rigid Bodies
Plane Kinetics of Rigid Bodies

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Additional information

Attendance is highly recommended but not compulsory.

Recommended or required reading

"Engineering Mechanics Dynamics", Fourteenth Edition in SI units. Hibbeler
ISBN: 9781787642652
https://nordics.pearson.com/search?q=hibbeler&options%5Bprefix%5D=last External link

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 75 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The assessment comprises of the following.

Assignments 1: Kinematics of Particles (25)
Assignment 2: Kinetics of Particles (25%)
Assignment 3: Plane Kinetics of Rigid Bodies (25%)
Assignment 4: Vibration (25%)

Grade 0


  • Herrman Rene
  • Ullah Rizwan
  • Vihtonen Mathew


Vihtonen Mathew

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2023-12-10

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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