Mechanics Syllabus Spring 2021

Lesson Date Topic HW Due
1. 2/8/2021

Introduction, Trig Review, units

2/13/2021
2. 2/10/2021

Forces, Components, Parallelogram Rule

2/16/2021
3. 2/12/2021

Rectangular Components of a Force

2/19/2021
4. 2/17/2021

Equilibrium of a Particle

2/22/2021
5. 2/19/2021

Multi-Particle Equilibrium

2/24/2021
6. 2/22/2021

Moment of a Force

2/27/2021
7. 2/24/2021

Verignon’s Theorem

3/1/2021
8. 2/26/2021

Couples, Equivalent Force Systems

3/3/2021
9. 3/1/2021

Free Body Diagrams

3/6/2021
10. 3/3/2021

Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies

3/8/2021
11. 3/5/2021

More Equilibrium Problems

3/10/2021
12. 3/8/2021

Special Cases - 2 and 3 Force Members

3/13/2021
13. 3/10/2021

Review

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14. 3/11/2021 (Thursday)

Exam 1 1900-2100

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15. 3/15/2021

Equivalent Systems, Resultants

3/20/2021
16. 3/17/2021

Determination of Centroids by Composite Area

3/22/2021
17. 3/22/2021

Determination of Centroids by Integration

3/27/2021
18. 3/24/2021

Centroid Worksheet

3/29/2021
19. 3/26/2021

Trusses - Method of Joints

3/31/2021
20. 3/29/2021

Special Loading Conditions

4/3/2021
21. 3/31/2021

Method of Sections

4/5/2021
22. 4/2/2021

Distributed Loads

4/7/2021
23. 4/5/2021

Frames and Machines 1

4/10/2021
24. 4/7/2021

Frames and Machines 2

4/12/2021
25. 4/9/2021

Frames and Machines 3

4/14/2021
26. 4/12/2021

Frame Worksheet

4/17/2021
27. 4/14/2021

Review

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28. 4/15/2021 (Thursday)

Exam 2 1900-2100

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29. 4/20/2021 (Mon Sched)

Exam Debrief

4/25/2021
30. 4/21/2021

Moment of Inertia

4/27/2021
31. 4/23/2021

Parallel Axis Theorem

4/29/2021
32. 4/26/2021

Centroidal Moment of Intertia

5/1/2021
33. 4/28/2021

Standard Sections

5/3/2021
34. 4/30/2021

Moment of Inertia Worksheet

5/5/2021
35. 5/3/2021

Internal Forces

5/8/2021
36. 5/5/2021

Shear and Bending Moments Diagrams

5/10/2021
37. 5/7/2021

Relationships Between Shear and Bending Moment

5/12/2021
38. 5/10/2021

Review

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39. 5/12/2021

Exam Part 1

40. 5/14/2021

Exam Part 2

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