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Unformatted text preview: 12-100Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering (Updated 1/7/08) Spring 2008Professor Irving J. Oppenheim M 2:30-3:20, W 2:30-4:20, F 2:30-3:20 DateTopicReadingHWDueJan. 14 Introduction and objectives; Units, conversions, and approximations 16 Definition, resolution, and addition of force vectors Ice cream break at 3:20 Moment vectors 18 Free-body diagrams and equilibrium 21 Martin Luther King Day23 Reactions on structures; HW 1 due The great problem of antiquity: piers supporting an arch 25 Internal forces in beams, bending moment Handout 1 28 Probability concepts Handout 2 30 Normally distributed random variables; HW 2 due In-class activity, statistics Feb. 1 Introduce Project 1: Burning Bridges4 Bending stress in rectangular cross-sections Handout 3 6 In-class activity, testing of wood specimens HW 3 due 8 Guest lecture. Jim Garrett: Writing technical reports 11 Making technical presentations 13 Project 1 wood plank testing HW 4 due Ice cream break at 3:20Project 1 cardboard structure testing...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2010 for the course CE 12100 taught by Professor Irvin during the Spring '08 term at Carnegie Mellon.
- Spring '08
- Environmental Engineering