EM121
Statics & Mechanics of Materials I

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Catalog Description: (Prerequisites - MA 111) Covers two- and three-dimensional force systems, equilibrium, structures, distributed forces, and strength and elastic deflection of engineering materials due to loads applied axially. Emphasizes free-body diagrams.


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Note that reading assignments are to be done before class on the day listed. This schedule is subject to change. Last update on 21-Nov-2016 05:34 PM.

Date Lesson Topic Reading Assignment HW Set Stuff Due/Notes
28-Nov LE1 Introduction 1.1 - 1.7 ---
29-Nov LE2 2D vectors 2.1 - 2.6 HW 1: 2-36, 41, 49
1-Dec LE3 3D vectors 2.5 - 2.6 HW 2: 2-39, 46, 56
2-Dec LE4 FBDs & 2D particle equilibrium 3.1 - 3.4 HW 2: 3-5, 9, 12 HW 1
 
5-Dec LE5 FBDs & 2D particle equilibrium 3.1 - 3.4 HW 3: 3-10, 14, 15
6-Dec LE6 FBDs & 3D particle equilibrium 3.1 - 3.4 HW 3: 3-21, 37, 38 HW 2
8-Dec LE7 Stress: tension, compression, & shear 4.1 - 4.2 HW 4: 4-3, 4, 9
9-Dec LE8 Stresses on other planes for axial loads 4.3 HW 4: 4-22, 24, 30 HW 3
 
12-Dec LE9 Stress-strain relationships 4.4 - 4.5 HW 5: 4-53 (a,c,e,f)
13-Dec LE10 Strain: thermal and mechanical 4.6 - 4.7 HW 5: 4-56, 58, 62, 65(a,b,d) HW 4
15-Dec LE11 Statically indeterminate axial loading 4.8 - 4.9 HW 6: 4-74, 83, 87
16-Dec LE12 Exam 1 (LE 1 - 10) --- HW 5
 
19-Dec LE13 Statically indeterminate axial loading 4.8 - 4.9 HW 7: 4-85 (a only), 86
20-Dec LE14 Factor of safety (FOS) 4.10 - 4.11 HW 7: 4-96, 99, 101 HW 6
Winter Break! (No classes)
5-Jan LE15 Moment about a point 5.1 - 5.3 HW 8: 5-2, 7, 22
6-Jan LE16 Couples 5.5 HW 8: 5-43, 45, 47 HW 7
 
9-Jan LE17 FBDs for rigid body supports 6.1 - 6.2 HW 9: 6-2, 5, 6
10-Jan LE18 FBDs & 2D body equilibrium 6.3 HW 9: 6-14, 15, 21 HW 8
12-Jan LE19 2-force members 6.3 HW 10: 6-20, 25
13-Jan LE20 Project assigned/project work day Work on project HW 9
 
16-Jan LE21 2D frames & machines 6.4 HW 11: 6-44, 46
17-Jan LE22 2D frames & machines 6.4 HW 11: 6-50, 51 HW 10
19-Jan LE23 2D frames & machines 6.4 HW 12: 6-54, 56
20-Jan LE24 Project work day Work on project HW 11
 
23-Jan LE25 Exam 2 (LE 11 - 23) --- HW 12
24-Jan LE26 Statically indeterminate frames 6.5 HW 13: 6-69, 73
26-Jan LE27 Statically indeterminate frames 6.5 ---
27-Jan LE28 Trusses: method of joints 6.6 HW 14: 6-82, 83 HW 13
 
30-Jan LE29 Trusses: method of sections 6.6 HW 15: 6-86
31-Jan LE30 FBDs & 3D equilibrium 6.7 HW 15: 6-102, 10 HW 14
2-Feb LE31 FBDs & 3D equilibrium 6.7 HW 16: 6-103, 11
3-Feb LE32 Friction: static/kinetic, impending motion 6.8 HW 16: 6-111, 117, 119 HW 15
 
6-Feb LE33 Friction: slip/tip 6.8, 6.10 HW 17: 6-124, 149
7-Feb LE34 Class cancelled for competition on Wednesday 6.6 --- HW 16
8-Feb Competition Day (time and location TBD) ---
9-Feb LE35 Exam 3 (Le 26 - 33) 6.6 --- HW 17
10-Feb LE36 Project work day Work on project
 
13-Feb LE37 Centroids by integration 5.7 - 5.8 HW 18: 5-71, 77, 81
14-Feb LE38 Centroids by composite bodies 5.9 HW 18: 5-94, 5-97, 5-102
16-Feb LE39 Distributed loads 5.10 HW 19: 5-110, 113, 117 HW 18
17-Feb LE40 Course Review The Weakest Link! --- HW 19
 
TBA Final Exam (Check your schedule for the appropriate room)