APPLIED MECHANICS CE 401
Lecture : 3 Year
: 1
Tutorial : 2 Part : II
Course Objective : This course has been
designed to provide basic knowledge of engineering mechanics to the students of
all branches of engineering so that it would be helpful for them to understand
structural engineering stress analysis principles in later courses or to use
basics of mechanics in their branch of engineering. This course shall be
considered as an introduction: common for all engineering faculties of
Tribhuvan University in the first year of undergraduate. Emphasis has been
given to Statics.
1.
Introduction (2
hours)
1.1
Definitions
and scope of Applied Mechanics
1.2
Concept
of Rigid and Deformed Bodies
1.3
Fundamental
concepts and principles of mechanics: Newtonian Mechanics
2.
Basic
Concept in Statics and Static Equilibrium (4
hours)
2.1
Concept
of Particles and Free Body Diagram
2.2
Physical
meaning of Equilibrium and its essence in structural application
2.3
Equation
of Equilibrium in Two Dimension
3.
Forces
acting on particle and rigid body (6
hours)
3.1
Different
types of Forces: Point, Surface Traction and Body Forces Translational Force
and Rotational Force: Relevant Examples
3.2
Resolution
and Composition of Forces: Relevant Examples
3.3
Principle
of Transmissibility and Equivalent Forces: Relevant Examples
3.4
Moments
and couples: Relevant Examples
3.5
Resolution of a Force into Forces and a Couple:
Relevant Examples
3.6
Resultant of Force and Moment for a System of Force:
Examples
4.
Center
of Gravity, Centroid and Moment of Inertia (6
hours)
4.1
Concepts
and Calculation of Centre of Gravity and Centroid: Examples
4.2
Calculation
of Second Moment of Area / Moment of Inertia and Radius of Gyration: And
Relevant usages
4.3
Use
of Parallel axis Theorem: Relevant Examples
5.
Friction (2
hours)
5.1
Laws
of Friction, Static and Dynamic Coefficient of Friction, Angle of Friction:
Engineering Examples of usage of friction
5.2
Calculations
involving friction in structures: Example as High Tension Friction Grip bolts
and its free body diagram
6.
Analysis
of Beams and Frames (9
hours)
6.1
Introduction to Structures: Discrete and Continuum
6.2
Concept
of Load Estimating and Support Idealizations: Examples and Standard symbols
6.3
Use
of beams/frames in engineering: Concept of rigid joints/distribute loads in
beams/frames.
6.4
Concept
of Statically/Kinematically Determinate and Indeterminate Beams and Frames:
Relevant Examples
6.5
Calculation
of Axial Force, Shear Force and Bending Moment for Determinate Beams and Frames
6.6
Axial
Force, Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams and Examples for drawing it.
7.
Analysis
of Plane Trusses (4
hours)
7.1
Use
of trusses in engineering: Concept of pin joints/joint loads in trusses.
7.2
Calculation
of Member Forces of Truss by method of joints: Simple Examples
7.3
Calculation
of Member Forces of Truss by method of sections: Simple Examples
8.
Kinematics
of Particles and Rigid Body (7
hours)
8.1
Rectilinear
Kinematics: Continuous Motion
8.2
Position,
Velocity and Acceleration of a Particle and Rigid Body
8.3
Determination
of Motion of Particle and Rigid Body
8.4
Uniform
Rectilinear Motion of Particles
8.5
Uniformly
Accelerated Rectilinear Motion of Particles
8.6
Curvilinear
Motion: Rectangular Components with Examples of Particles
9.
Kinetics
of Particles and Rigid Body: Force and Acceleration (5 hours)
9.1
Newton’s
Second Law of Motion and momentum
9.2
Equation
of Motion and Dynamic Equilibrium: Relevant Examples
9.3
Angular
Momentum and Rate of Change
9.4
Equation
of MotionRectilinear and Curvilinear
9.5
Rectangular:
Tangential and Normal Components and Polar Coordinates: Radial and Transverse
Components
Tutorials:
There shall be related tutorials exercised in class and given as
regular homework exercises. Tutorials can be as following for each specified
chapters.
1.
Introduction (1
hour)
A. Theory; definition and concept type
questions.
2.
Basic
Concept in Statics and Static Equilibrium (2
hours)
A. Theory; definition and concept type
questions.
3.
Concept
of Force acting on structures (3
hours)
A. Practical examples; numerical examples and
derivation types of questions.
B. There can be tutorials for each
subsection.
4.
Center
of Gravity, Centroid and Moment of Inertia (4
hours)
A. Concept type; numerical examples and
practical examples type questions.
5.
Friction (2
hours)
A. Definition type; Practical example type
and numerical type questions.
6.
Analysis
of Beam and Frame (5
hours)
A. Concept type; definition type; numerical
examples type with diagrams questions.
B. There can be tutorials for each
subsection.
7.
Analysis
of Plane Trusses (5
hours)
A. Concept type; definition type; numerical
examples type questions.
B. There can be tutorials for each
subsection.
8.
Kinematics
of Particles and Rigid Body
(4 hours)
A. Definition type; numerical examples type
questions.
B. There can be tutorials for each
subsection.
9.
Kinetics
of Particles and Rigid Body: Force and Acceleration (4
hours)
A. Concept type; definition type; numerical
examples type questions.
B. There can be tutorials for each
subsection.
References:
1.
“Mechanics
of Engineers Statics and Dynamics”, F.P. Beer and E.R.Johnston, Jr. 4^{th}
Edition, Mc GrawHill, 1987.
2.
“Engineering
MechanicsStatics and Dynamics”, R.C. Hibbeler, Ashok Gupta. 11^{th}
edition., New Delhi, Pearson, 2009.
3.
“Engineering
Mechanics Statics and Dynamics”, I.C. Jong and B.G. Rogers
4.
“Engineering
Mechanics Statics and Dynamics”, D.K. Anand and P.F. Cunnif
5.
“A
Text Book of Engineering Mechanics”, R.S. Khurmi
6.
“Applied
Mechanics and Strength of Materials”, R.S.Khurmi
7.
“A
Text Book of Applied Mechanics”, I.B.Prasad
8.
“Engineering
MechanicsStatics and Dynamics”, Shame, I.H. 3^{rd} ed., New Delhi,
Prentice Hall of India, 1990.
Evaluation Scheme
The questions
will cover all the chapters of the
syllabus. The evaluation scheme will be as indicated in the table below:
Chapter

Hours

Mark Distribution^{*}

1

2

3

2

4

8

3

6

12

4

6

12

5

2

4

6

9

13

7

4

8

8

7

10

9

5

10

Total

45

80

* There may be minor deviation in marks
distribution.
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