Mechanics is a fundamental building block of other more complex Engineering and Physics courses. Most students encounter it very early in high school. However, there is a wide gap between mechanics in high school and university. The aim of this course is to cover the broad range of mechanics in a mathematically more formal way to bring the students closer
to the level required in university.
A characteristic feature of mechanics is that there are few general principles, but a very wide range of problems to which these can be applied. As a consequence, plenty of problems are integrated into the course and understanding will be checked with example sheets and weekly assignments.