Mechanics Syllabus Spring 2017

Lesson Topic Read Study Homework
1 Introduction, Trig Review, units Chapter 1 Trig Formulas 1-1
2 Forces, Components, Parallelogram Rule 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 Ex. 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4
3 Rectangular Components of a Force 2.4 Ex. 2.4, 2.5 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4
4 Moment of a Force 3.1 (Skip 3.2-3.3) Ex. 3.1, 3.2 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4
5 Verignon’s Theorem 3.4 (Skip 3.5) Ex. 3.5, 3.6 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4
6 Review Ch. 1 & 2 Summary Study for Exam!!
7 Exam 1
8 Couples, Equivalent Force Systems 3.6 3.10, 3.11 8-1, 8-2, 8-3, 8-4
9 Equivalent Systems, Resultants 3.7, 3.8 3.14, 3.15, 3.17, 3.18 9-1, 9-2, 9-3, 9-4
10 Equilibrium of a Particle Ex. 4.4 10-1, 10-2, 10-3, 10-4
11 Free Body Diagrams 4.1, 4.2 Ex. 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
FBD Handout
11-1, 11-2, 11-3, 11-4
12 Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies 4.3 Ex. 4.5, 4.6 12-1, 12-2, 12-3, 12-4
13 More Equilibrium Problems 4.3 Ex. 4.5, 4.6 13-1, 13-2, 13-3, 13-4
14 More Equilibrium problems 14-1, 14-2, 14-3, 14-4
15 Special Cases - 2 and 3 Force Members 4.4 (Skip 4.5-4.10) Ex. 4.8 15-1, 15-2, 15-3, 15-4
16 Exam 2 Review Ch. 3 & 4 Summary Study for Exam!!
17 Hour Exam 2
18 Determination of Centroids by Composite Area 6.2 Ex. 6.4 18-1, 18-2, 18-3, 18-4
19 Determination of Centroids by Integration 6.1 Ex. 6.1, 6.2 19-1, 19-2, 19-3, 19-4
20 Centroid Worksheet 20-1, 20-2, 20-3
21 Moment of Inertia 6.3, 6.4 Ex. 6.6, 6.7
22 Parallel Axis Theorem, Composite Area Method 1 6.4, 6.5 Ex. 6.8, 6.9
23 Composite Area Method 2 Appendix B 23-1, 23-2, 23-3
24 Exam 3 Review Chapter 6 Summary Study for Exam!!
25 Hour Exam 3
26 Trusses - Method of Joints, 5.1, 5.2 Ex. 5.1, 5.2, 5.3 26-1, 26-2, 26-3, 26-4
27 Joints - Special Loading Conditions 5.3 Ex. 5.4
28 Method of Sections 5.4 Ex. 5.5, 5.6, 5.7 28-1, 28-2, 28-3, 28-4
34 Resultant of a distributed load. 3.9 Ex. 3.21, 3.22, 3.23 34-1, 34-2, 34-3, 34-4
29 Frames and Machines 1 5.5 Ex. 5.8, 5.9, 5.10 29-1, 29-2, 29-3, 29-4
30 Frames and Machines 2 Ex. 5.11, 5.12, 5.13 30-1, 30-2, 30-3, 30-4
31 Frames and Machines 3
32 Exam 4 Review Ch. 5 Summary Study for Exam!!
33 Hour Exam 4
35 Internal Forces in Members 7.1, 7.2 Ex. 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
36 Shear and Bending Moments Diagrams 11.1 Ex. 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4
37 Relationships Between Shear and Bending Moment 11.2 Ex. 11.3, 11.4
38 V & M Diagrams Concentrated Loads & Moments Ex. 11.5, 11.6 38-1, 38-2, 38-3, 38-4
39 V & M Diagrams Uniformly Distributed Loads Ex. 11.7, 11.8, 11.9 39-1, 39-2, 39-3, 39-4
40 Concentrated Moments, Review Study for Exam!! 40-1, 40-2, 40-3, 40-4