Mechanics Syllabus Spring 2017

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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, 20-4
21 Moment of Inertia 6.3, 6.4 Ex. 6.6, 6.7 21-1, 21-2, 21-3, 21-4
22 Parallel Axis Theorem, Composite Area Method 1 6.4, 6.5 Ex. 6.8, 6.9 22-1, 22-2, 22-3, 22-4
23 Composite Area Method 2 Appendix B 23-1, 23-2, 23-3, 23-4
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 27-1, 27-2
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 31-1, 31-2, 31-3, 31-4
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 35-1
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