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# Engineering Mechanics I

Engineering Mechanics
Technische Mechanik
I

Norbert G. Buro

Engineering Mechanics I

1. Intro

## What do you expect from this course in

Engineering Mechanics?

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Overview:
1. Introduction to Engineering Mechanics

## Engineering and Physics

Basic Concepts

Course Requirements

2. Statics

## Forces, Moments, Center of Gravity, Reaction Forces

Trusses, Frames

Principle of Work

Basics of Friction

3. Elastomechanics

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## Bending, Torsion, to be continued

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Technology
Technology

## Describe the interaction between the

Deformation/Movements of bodies
and Forces.

Classical
Classical
Mechanics
Mechanics

Physics
Physics
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Examples:
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Rolling wheel,
Moving air-plane,
Flow of liquids,
Vibration of Structures,
Deformation of materials.
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## How Mechanics works

Engineering (Classical) Mechanics establishes
some Axioms to accomplish Objectives!
Axioms:
Laws which cannot be proved mathematically but
coincide with long time experience.
Axioms connect physical measures like
Forces,

Momentum,

Velocities,

Energy.

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## Real World Problem

Simplified Model

Laws in Mechanics

Apply Laws

d My
dx 2

= q(x )

dQ
= q(x )
dx
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Solve
Problem
q

My+dMy

y My
z

w1

w2

Q+dQ

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Disciplines of Mechanics:

## Mechanics of Fluids (Viscosity)

Mechanics of Gases

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## Kinetics (with motion)

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Historical Background:

## Since then progresses of tremendous importance made over the

centuries, to be continued

Archimedes

Newton

Da Vinci

Bernoulli

Stevin

Euler

Galilei

D Alembert

Kepler

Lagrange

Huygens

## and many others

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Mechanics
Mechanics

Numerical
Numerical
Methods
Methods
(Computer)
(Computer)

Sophisticated
Sophisticated
Models
Models(FEM,
(FEM,
CFD)
CFD)

Applied in:
Engineering
Medical Sciences
Biology
Design
etc.

## FEM = Finite Element Methods

CFD = Computational Fluid Dynamics

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## Example of a Finite Element Analysis

of a High Pressure Pump (>2000 bar)

y
x
z

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Spots with
increased
tension

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## Schaum's Outline of Engineering Mechanics

by E. W. Nelson, Charles L. Best, William G. McLean

2.

James L. Meriam

3.

4.

Berger

5.

## Technische Mechanik 1-3 (3 Bnde), Teubner Verlag, von Conrad

Eller, Hans J Dreyer

6.

Szabo

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## Hhere Technische Mechanik, Springer Verlag, von Istvan Szabo

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## You can never teach man, you

can only help him to find the right way.
(George Washington ?)

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## Grading for Engineering Mechanics I:

1. At least one Presentation of a mechanical problem
in class
Paper on this problem has to be handed over
Will be a prerequisite to participate in the Final
2. Final of 90 Minutes

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