Basic Engineering Mechanics
EEN 24000/ 4 Cr.
This course is an introductory mechanics course in energy engineering, covers force systems and couples, equilibrium, centroids, friction, Kinematics, kinetics of particles & rigid body, Newton's second law, energy, and momentum methods; equations of motions, and application to machine elements
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: No
Pre-requisite: PHYS 15200
Co-requisite: MATH 26100 and MATH 26600
Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics/Dynamics, Beer, Johnston, Mazurek, Cornwell, and Self, McGraw Hill, 11th Edition
- Vectors and forces, equilibrium of a particle in two and three dimensions.
- Equivalent systems of forces, concept of moment of a force.
- Equilibrium of rigid bodies, free body diagram, and determination of reactions.
- Distributed forces, concept of centroids and centers of gravity.
- Distributed forces, moment of inertia of areas.
- Kinematics of a particle: rectilinear and curvilinear motion, use of various coordinate systems.
- Kinetics of a single particle: equations of motion, linear impulse and momentum, angular impulse and momentum.
- Kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies: translation and rotation, relative and absolute references
- Mechanics and Newton’s Laws, System of units, Vectors and unit vectors
- Equilibrium of a particle, Free body diagram, Forces and equilibrium in space
- Vector Product, Moment of a Force about a Point, Scalar Product, Moment of a Force about an Axis
- Couples / Equivalent Systems of Forces
- Equilibrium in two dimensions
- Reduction to a force-couple system
- Equilibrium in Two Dimensions, Equilibrium in Three Dimensions
- Centroids and First Moments
- Centroids by Integration, Beams, and Volumes
- Laws of Friction
- Rectilinear motion, Uniformly accelerated motion
- Curvilinear Motion
- Equations of Motion, Angular Momentum
- Work and Energy, Power, Conservation of Energy
- Impulse and Momentum
- Systems of Particles
- Rigid Body: Translation, Rotation, Plane Motion
- Absolute and relative acceleration
- Plane Motion of Rigid Bodies
- Constrained Plane Motion