ENME203-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023

Dynamics and Vibrations

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


Dynamics and kinematics of mechanical and mechatronic systems; derivations and analysis of equation(s) of motion of single and multi-degree of freedom systems; vibrations: free and forced vibrations (harmonic, periodic, quasi- and aperiodic); computational methods to solve differential equations (Euler, Newmark-Beta, Runge-Kutta).


Subject to the approval of the Dean of Engineering and Forestry

Course Coordinator

Stefanie Gutschmidt


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Project Part 1 04 Aug 2023 10%
Test 1 24 Aug 2023 30%
Project Part 2 15 Sep 2023 10%
Project Part 3 06 Oct 2023 10%
Final Exam 40%

In addition to a passing grade (>=50%) in the assessment, a student must demonstrate adequate knowledge in the areas of Kinematics, Dynamics, and Vibrations to pass the course as a whole.


For detailed course, policy, regulatory and integrity information, please refer to the UC web site, or see relevant Course or Department LEARN pages, (which are available to enrolled students).

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,030.00

International fee $5,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Mechanical Engineering .

All ENME203 Occurrences

  • ENME203-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023