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ENGINEERING MECHANICS
TH2
Exam 3 Hours
Periods per week 06
End Exam80 marks
Total Periods
90
I.A.  20
Topic wise distribution of periods
Sl No.
Topic
Periods
1.
Force and moments
18
2.
Center of Gravity and Moment
of Inertia
15
3.
Friction
15
4.
Gear drive
06
5.
Lifting machines
06
6.
Simple stress and strain
08
7.
Dynamics
22
Total
90
OBJECTIVES:
On completion of the subject a student will be able to
1.
Compute the force & moment and their application on solution of simple problems on
coplanar forces.
2.
Locate the C.G and M.I. of geometrical figures.
3.
Find the existence of the friction and its application on solution of problems.
4.
Explain the gear drive terminologies.
5.
Explain the application of simple lifting machine.
6.
Comprehend the behavior of the materials under different types of simple stress and
strain.
7.
Find out the behavior of the particle in motion under the application of forces.
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Course Content
1.0
FORCE AND MOMENTS
1.1
Define force and its effects
1.2
Classification of forces, Principle of Transmissibility, Principle of Superposition,
Action and Reaction, Tension and Compression, Free Body Diagram
1.3
Coplanar concurrent forces
1.3.1 Define resultant of forces, equilibrium of forces and equilibrant.
1.3.2 State parallelogram law of forces and
determine the resultant of two
concurrent forces
1.3.3 Solve problems using the parallelogram law of forces
1.3.4 State components and resolve
parts of a force
1.3.5 State principle of resolution of a force and any number of forces,
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 Spring '11
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 Force, Simple problems

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