6 APPLIED MECHANICS (906) Teaching Scheme Theory Practical Hrs per Hrs per week week 2 2 Examination Scheme Theory Marks/ paper duration 100/3 Hrs Practical marks Oral Termwork marks marks 50 Sessional marks 50
Subject Objective : This subject is classified under Engineering science. Applied Machanics describes the facts, fundamental ( Basic ) concepts, principles, procedures of scientific and technical developments in the Engg. Field commonly used in core Technology and Technology subjects. Detailed content
THEORY CONTENTS UNIT –1 : INTRODUCTION Marks Chapter – 1 : FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS 01
1.1 Mechanics, statics, dynamics, kinetics, kinematics.
PRACTICAL CONTENTS Periods 
1.2 Space, time, particle, body, rigid body.
1.3 Scalar, vector, fundamental units, derived units UNIT 2 : FORCE SYSTEM
CHAPTER –2 : RESOLUTION OF FORCES 04
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2.1 Concept of force, definition, unit, graphical representation of force 2.2 Concept of system of forces, noncoplanar, coplanar, concurrent, parallel, nonconcurrent & nonparallel forces. 2.3 Resolution of a force into two components along any directions. 2.4 Resolution of a force into two components at right angles to each other by analytical method.
CHAPTER – 3 : COMPOSITION OF FORCES 04
3.1 Composition, Resultant of forces 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Law of parallelogram of forces, Moment of force, couples lever arm, Varignon’s theorem Resultant of coplanar concurrent, parallel, and nonconcurrent, non parallel forces
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Experimental verification of theorem of moments.
CHAPTER – 4 : EQUILIBRIUM 08 08 4.1 Definition of equilibrant., relation between Resultant and equilibrant 4.2 Equilibrium of coplanar concurrent forces, Lami’s theorem. 4.3 Equilibrium of coplanar parallel forces & coplanar nonconcurrent forces. 4.4 Analytical conditions of equilibrium for coplanar concurrent & nonconcurrent Forces.
4.5 Principle of virtual work & Reactions of simply supported beam by using principle

Equilibrium of coplanar concurrent forces using principle of polygon of forces.
Verification of Lami’s Theorem Study of forces in the members of jib crane. Equilibrium of parallel forces – Simply supported beam reaction.

of virtual work.
CHAPTER – 5 : GRAPHIC STATICS 06 08
5.1 Space diagram, Bow’s notation ,force diagram, polar diagram, funicular polygon. 5.2 Resolution of a force into two rectangular components. 5.3 Composition of coplanar concurrent forces. 5.4 Composition of coplanar parallel forces. 5.5 Composition of coplanar nonconcurrent non parallel forces. 5.6 Reaction of beams for simply supported beam with hinged & roller supports.
UNIT 3: FRICTIONAL FORCE CHAPTER – 6 : FRICTION
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6.1 Introduction, Rough & Smooth surfaces, Definition of friction. 6.2 Friction as a self adjusting force. 6.3 Different types of Friction , Laws of Friction, coefficient of Friction, Angle of Friction and Angle of Repose. 6.4Equilibrium of forces on level & inclined planes.6.5 Equilibrium in friction with coefficient of friction for one plane only.
To solve following types of problems graphically & compare with analytical solution of 2 problem each type. 1. Coplanar concurrent forces. 2. Coplanar parallel forces. 3. Coplanar nonconcurrent forces. 4. Reaction of s. s. beams subjected to vertical & inclined loads. Problems are to be solved on plane Paper and attach to laboratory manual
Comparison of coefficient of friction of various surfaces and determination of Angle of repose.
UNIT 4: CENTRE OF GRAVITY & CENTROID
CHAPTER  7: CENTROID & CENTRE OF
GRAVITY 06 16
Experimental verification of the centroid of plane lamina.
7.1 Definition : Centroid, Centre of gravity
7.2 Centroid of regular plane areas & compound areas consisting of regular plains areas.
7.3 Centre of gravity of simple solids : Cylinder, cone, sphere, Centre of gravity of solid objects made up of simple solids. 7.4 Centre of gravity of hollow bodies
UNIT 5 : KINEMATICS CHAPTER  8 : RECTILINEAR MOTION 06 08
8.1 Definition of kinematics, rectilinear motion, displacement, speed, velocity, acceleration. 8.2 Equation of rectilinear motion with uniform acceleration. 8.3 Velocity – Time diagrams, motion under gravity.
CHAPTER – 9 : ANGULAR MOTION 04 08
9.1 Angular velocity & angular displacement, angular motion with uniform angular acceleration. 9.2 Equations of circular motion with constant angular acceleration. Relation between rectilinear & circular motions.
UNIT 6 : KINETICS CHAPTER – 10 : KINETICS 04 08
10.1 Concept of momentum & impulse. 10.2 Newton’s laws of motion, 10.3 conservation of momentum.
CHAPTER – 11 : WORK, ENERGY 04 08
AND POWER 11.1 Definitions & unit of work done. 11.2 Graphical representation of work, work done by torque. 11.3 Power – definition & unit, energy – definition & unit. 11.4 Forms of energy, potential energy & kinetic energy. Principle of conservation of energy, work energy theorem.
UNIT 7 : SIMPLE LIFTING MACHINES CHAPTER – 12 : SIMPLE LIFTING
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MACHINES 12.1 Definition : Mechanical Advantage, Velocity Ratio, Efficiency, Relation between them. 12.2 Reversibility of Lifting Machine, Law of Machine, Maximum M.A., Maximum Efficiency. 12.3 Study of machines – Differential Wheel & Axle, Weston differential pulley block, simple screw jack, Worm & Worm Wheel, gear train, single & double purchase winch, system of pulleys, gear train.
To find velocity ratio, M.A., efficiency & law of machine for : 1) Differential axle & wheel 2) Simple screw jack 3) Differential pulley block. 4) Worm & worm wheel 5) Single purchase crab 6) Geared pulley block 7) Double purchase crab 8) Sheave pulley block
REFERENCES :
Author K.N. Chakrabarti & R.K. Chakrabarti
Title Introduction To Mechanics For Engineers Engineering Mechanics Engg. Mechanics Applied Mechanics Applied Mechanics
Year Of Publication & Publisher
Place Of Publication
Shames Beer & Johnston Basu Kumar
(T. M. H. Pub ) (T. M. H. Pub )