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TENTATIVE ! SCHEDULE !! !!!
Week Subject
1 Principles of statics, vectors
2 The free body diagram, definition of moment, Varignon’s theorem, moment of a couple
3 Planar forces, resultant of a force system HW 1
4* Equilibrium in 2-D, free body diagrams, equations of equilibrium
5 Equilibrium in 3-D, free body diagrams, equations of equilibrium, constraints and statically determinacy
6 Plane trusses and solution methods HW 2
7 Space trusses Mid-Term 1
8 Loads, beams
9 Beams
10 Friction (dry friction)
11 Friction (frictional forces on screws, flat belts, discs, rolling resistance)
12* Mid-Term 2
13 Distributed loads and hydrostatic forces, Moments of inertia
14 Virtual work, stability of equilibrium and potential energy HW 3 |