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1.050 Engineering Mechanics I Fall 2007
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Notes and remarks ± Lecture Summary Slide ± Content Survey ± Lecture notes ± Homework assignments (weekly) ± Exams: 2 in-class quizzes, 1 final All exams are open-book ± Grading: Two quizzes (25%) Final (25%) Homework assignment (50%)
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Assignments ± Homework / Problem Sets (50%) ± Assigned weekly on Wednesday, evaluated and returned to you (ASAP) ± Build homework teams of three students: ± Engineering is team work. We expect a true team work, in which everybody contributes equally to the result. This is testified by the team members signing a declaration that “the signature confirms that all have equally contributed to the homework”. ± Typical teamwork: ¾ Each student works individually through the homework set. ¾ The team meets and discusses questions, difficulties and solutions. ¾ Possibly, meet with TA or instructor. ± You must reference your sources and collaborators, whether other students, sources on the web, archived solutions from previous years etc…
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A few things we’d like you to remember… ± We teach the class for you! At any time please let us know if you have concerns or suggestions, or if you have difficulties. We’ll do the best to cater to your needs! ± The goal is that you will have an excellent basis for engineering science in many other applications – aside from the mechanics topic covered here… ± Our goal: Discover Engineering Mechanics with you – starting at fundamental concepts (Newton’s laws) to be able to apply the knowledge to complex engineering problems.
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1.050: Engineering Mechanics Why are there no monsters on Earth? Images removed due to copyright restrictions. Normandy Bridge 900m (1990ies) Can we build bridges Jack and the giant Copyright ©, The British Library Between continents?
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Hurricane Katrina ± What caused major flooding in the city? Why did the levees break?
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course CIVIL 1.018j taught by Professor Markusbuehler during the Fall '08 term at MIT.

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