Past lessons

Listing of Lessons. Sorted alphabetically A-Z:

Activity - Shake It Up

This activity is design for students to learn about the mechanics behind, and the effects of a phenomenon known as resonance. Understanding resonance in structures and components is important in many disciplines of engineering.

1 rig available
Discipline:
Civil Engineering,
Tags:
dynamic,
resonance,
Provider:
UTS::Engineering & IT

Example Assignments - Modelling and Design

This lesson contains example assignments utilising the coupled tank rig. These assignments focus on modelling as well as designing controllers of a coupled tank system.

1 rig available
Discipline:
Chemical Engineering,
Electrical Engineering,
Industrial Engineering,
Tags:
control,
process,
Provider:
UTS::Engineering & IT

Gravitational Acceleration

This remotely conducted laboratory experiment demonstrates how general textbook theory can be employed to determine the magnitude of a physical constant commonly used in engineering applications.

1 rig available
Discipline:
Physics,
Tags:
energy,
friction,
gravity,
inertia,
Provider:
UTS::Engineering & IT

Project - Design and Test of Controllers

This lesson contains an example project utilising the shake table rig. Students are asked to analyse control values of displacement by experimenting and studying the effects of several vibration modes on a shake table.

1 rig available
Discipline:
Civil Engineering,
Tags:
dynamic,
resonance,
Provider:
UTS::Engineering & IT

Static and Kinetic Friction

This remotely conducted laboratory experiment demonstrates how general textbook theory can be employed to determine the magnitude of a physical constant commonly used in engineering applications.

1 rig available
Discipline:
Physics,
Tags:
energy,
friction,
gravity,
inertia,
Provider:
UTS::Engineering & IT

Tension and Compression Forces in a Beam

This lesson is designed to further student understanding of tensile and compressive forces in structural beams. Specifically, to identify beams under tensile and compressive loads and how inertia affects the amount of deflection.

1 rig available
Discipline:
Civil Engineering,
Tags:
compression,
elasticity,
tension,
Provider:
UTS::Engineering & IT