Module Information Pack BSc (Hons) Mathematics (BM) Mechanics MATH 1315C Academic Year 2013/2014 – Semester 2

mu B. 312) III. Module Aim This module is based on the set of laws due to Newton that governs the motion of a particle under the action of forces. The material covered is intended to be useful for later modules such as Fluid Dynamics. Pre-required skills: Calculus and Matrix Algebra (part 1) F. Office: Room E1. Student Progress and Assessment: Class test 1 (week 6) 12% Class test 2 (week 12) 12% Quiz 6% 2 hour Written Exams 70% Total 100% I. Module Coordinator: Dr Kumar Dookhitram C. students should be able to  Appreciate and understand the concepts of Newtonian mechanics. Module Convenor: Dr Arshad Peer I.06 15 x 3-hour sessions Day: Thursday Time: 12:00 – 15:00 H. Summary of Module Content:  Coplanar forces in equilibrium  Velocity and acceleration  Newton’s laws of motion  Hooke’s law  Momentum  Projectiles  Motion in a circle  General motion of a particle  Simple harmonic motion  Resultant motion J. Learning Outcomes By the end of this course. Page 2 of 3 . E-mail: apeer@umail. and which can be extended to solid bodies. Academic Tutoring: Venue: E1.utm. Credits: 4 E. Programme Coordinator: Dr Sameer Sunhaloo D.Mechanics A. Phone No.ac. Teaching and Learning Strategies: Lectures/Tutorials: G. K.: 207 52 50 (Ext.06 II.

Kinematics Newton’s laws of motion Atwood’s machines Projectiles I Projectiles II Work. R.ac. Advanced Engineering Mathematics. Wiley Past Exam Papers Past Exam Papers are downloadable at http://www. J.utm. Page 3 of 3 . Taylor. Reading List I. Supplementary Materials 1. Semester Plan (Tentative) Week No. Kreyszig. Circular motion Momentum Simple Harmonic Motion Simple Harmonic Motion M.mu/resource/ III. 2005 II. Classical Mechanics. Forces Equilibrium Resultant reaction. Energy and Power Class test 2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Topics Calculus of vectors.Mechanics   Be able to apply the theory of Newtonian mechanics to simple problems including the motion of particles. Recommended Text 1. systems of particles and rigid bodies. Moments Coplanar forces in equilibrium More problems on Statics Class test 1. E. University Science Books. Recognise whether a body is in static or dynamic equilibrium. L.

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