Introduction to Engineering Mechanics & Heat
ME 29500/ 3 Cr.
An introduction to Statics, Dynamics, Thermodynamics, and Heat Transfer
*Non-ME, Non-EEN students only. THIS CLASS WILL NOT COUNT TOWARD MEE DEPARTEMNT DEGREES (This course is not meant for ME or EEN Students)
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: No
- Draw free body diagrams for particles and rigid bodies, in 2 and 3 dimensions.
- Express forces in 2D and 3D space.
- Apply equilibrium conditions to particles and rigid bodies.
- Apply vector algebra to analyze rigid bodies for forces and moments.
- Determine centroids of lines, areas, volumes, and area moments of inertia.
- Analyze kinematics and kinetics of a single particle.
- Relate the work of forces and changes in energy of a particle.
- Analyze the kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies in simple translation or rotation.
- Explain thermodynamic concepts of equilibrium, state, system, and important thermodynamic properties (pressure, temperature, energy).
- Find the properties of important but simple working fluids.
- Apply the first law of thermodynamics to simple systems and analyze the heat and work transfer.
- Calculate the rate of heat transfer in one dimension by conduction, convection, or radiation.
- Explain the concept and consequences of the second law of Thermodynamics.
- Introduction to statics
- Force system, 2D couple, and resultant force
- Force system, 3D
- Equilibrium, 2D and 3D
- Center of mass & centroid
- Composite bodies
- Area moment of inertia
- Introduction to Dynamics, Dynamics of particles, rectilinear & curvilinear motion
- Rectangular, normal & tangential coordinates
- Relative & constraint motions
- Forces, rectilinear motion
- Forces, curvilinear motion
- Work and energy
- Linear impulse, momentum & impact
- Kinematics of rigid body
- Introduction to Thermodynamics
- First Law of Thermodynamics
- Energy transfer
- Properties evaluation