Module Handbook

  • Dynamischer Default-Fachbereich geändert auf MV

Notes on the module handbook of the department Mechanical and Process Engineering

Die hier dargestellten veröffentlichten Studiengang-, Modul- und Kursdaten des Fachbereichs Maschinenbau und Verfahrenstechnik ersetzen die Modulbeschreibungen im KIS und wuden mit Ausnahme folgender Studiengänge am 28.10.2020, bzw. am 13.01.2021 verabschiedet.


Course MV-TM-86003-K-4

Engineering Mechanics III (3V+1U, 5.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 5.0 CP 94 h
3 V 42 h
1 U 14 h
(3V+1U) 5.0 CP 56 h 94 h


CP, Effort 5.0 CP = 150 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [MV-LTM] Applied Mechanics
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


In addition to lectures and exercises, the Chair of Applied Mechanics offers tutorials and student consultation hours. (Dates: see OLAT)


  • kinetics of particles and rigid bodies
  • velocity and acceleration (Cartesian, polar, and natural coordinates)
  • plane motion of rigid bodies (instantaneous center of rotation)
  • dynamics of particles and particle systems (principle of linear and angular momentum, principle of work and energy, impact, gravitation, planetary motion)
  • dynamics of rigid bodies (principle of linear and angular momentum, principle of work and energy, mass moment of inertia, impact, Euler rotation equations)
  • principles of mechanics (D'Alembert's principle)
  • relative motion (kinematics and kinetics)

Competencies / intended learning achievements

1. Lecture

Students are able to

  • define velocity and acceleration
  • analyze the kinematics of particles and rigid bodies
  • formulate the equations of motion for particles, system of particles and rigid bodies
  • solve the equations of motion via integration
  • formulate the equations of motion via d'Alembert's principle
  • analyze motion in moving frames of reference

2. Tutorial

Students are able to

  • compute velocity and acceleration states in different coordinate systems
  • apply the principle of linear and angular momentum as well as the principle of work and energy to particles, particle systems, and rigid bodies
  • formulate the equations of motion via free body diagrams or d'Alembert's principle
  • compute motions by solving the equations of motion considering initial conditions
  • analyze impacts
  • formulate kinetic equations in moving frames of reference
  • present and discuss their results among themselves


  • Gross, Hauger, Schröder, Wall: Technische Mechanik 3 – Kinetik, Springer
  • Gross, Ehlers, Wriggers, Schröder, Müller: Formeln und Aufgaben zur Technischen Mechanik 3 – Kinetik, Hydrodynamik, Springer
  • Hagedorn: Technische Mechanik 3 – Dynamik, Verlag Harri Deutsch


For further information and course materials please consider the corresponding OLAT-course.


Registration for the tutorials in the corresponding OLAT course.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-TM-86003-K-4]

Module Name Context
[MV-TM-9-M-4] Engineering Mechanics III P: Obligatory 3V+1U, 5.0 LP