__Course Syllabi:
UES009 Mechanics (L : T : P :: 2 : 1 : 0)__

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**1. ****Course
number and name**: UES009 Mechanics

**2. ****Credits
and contact hours**: 2.5 and 3

**3. ****Text
book, title, author, and year**

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**Text Books / Reference Books**

·
*Shames, I. H. Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, Pearson
Education India (2002).*

·
*Beer, Johnston, Clausen and Staab, Vector Mechanics for Engineers,
Dynamics, McGraw-Hill Higher Education (2003).*

·
*Hibler, T.A., Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics,
Prentice Hall (2012).*

·
*Timoshenko and Young, Engineering Mechanics, Tata McGraw Hill
Education Private Limited (2000).*

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a. Other supplemental materials

· Nil

**4. ****Specific
course information**

a. Brief description of the content of the course (catalog description)

**Review of Newton’s
law of motion and vector algebra**

**Equilibrium
of bodies:** Free-body diagrams, conditions of equilibrium, torque due to a force,
statical determinacy.

**Plane
trusses :** Forces in members of a truss by method of joints and method
of sections.

**Friction:**
Sliding, belt, screw and rolling.

**Properties
of plane surfaces:** First moment of area, centroid, second moment of area
etc.

**Virtual
work: **Principle of virtual work, calculation of virtual displacement and virtual
work.

**Work and energy:
**Work and energy, work-energy theorem, principle of conservation of energy,
collisions, principles of momentum etc.

**Dynamics
of Rigid Bodies:** Newton’s Laws, D’Alembert’s Principle, Energy
Principles.

**Experimental
project assignment/ Micro project: S**tudents in groups of 4/5 will do
project on

Model Bridge Experiment: This will involve construction of a model bridge using steel wire and wood.

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**5. ****Specific
goals for the course**

After the completion of the course, the students will be able to:

· Determine resultants in plane force systems.

· Identify and quantify all forces associated with a static framework.

· Solve problems in kinematic and dynamic systems.

**6. ****Brief
list of topics to be covered**

· Plane trusses

· Friction

· Virtual work

· Work and energy

· Dynamics of rigid bodies