Unformatted text preview: Particle (3 wks) 1. Rectilinear Motion 2. Separation of Variables 3. Curvilinear Motion- Path Variables- Rectangular Cartesian Coord.- Cylindrical Coord. Equivalent Systems (2 wks) 1. Determination of the Resultant of Concurrent Forces 2. Equivalent Force/Couple Systems 3. Centroid and Center of Mass- By Composite Parts- By Integration 4. Surface Loadings- Line Loads- Pressure Distributions 5. Fluid Statics- Rectangular Surfaces Course Objectives 1. Develop an understanding of Static Equilibrium and Newton’s Laws of Motion and how to apply them to engineering systems. . (ME Prgm. Objs. 1a, 1b) 2. Learn a systematic approach to problem solving . (ME Prgm. Obj. 1b) 3. Foster effective mathematical and graphical communication skills . (ME Prgm. Obj. 2a) 4. Cultivate a strong work ethic in students. (ME Prgm. Obj. 3b)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2011 for the course ME 270 taught by Professor Murphy during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.
- Spring '08