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Syllabus for EGR 232.

002 Statics/Solid Mechanics


Fall Semester 2011 MWF 9:00-9:50 Room EGC 208 Instructor: Dr. Monika Bubacz, Assistant Professor Office: Phone: Email:
Department of Mechanical Engineering 105G School of Engineering 478-301-2565 (w) bubacz_m@mercer.edu

Textbooks and Supplies:


Required: Statics and Mechanics of Materials, 3rd Edition, by R.C. Hibbeler, 2011.

Catalog Description:
Equilibrium of concurrent force systems. Stress, strain, and axial deformation. Hookes law. Rigidbody equilibrium. Stress and deformation in shafts and beams. Shear and bending moment diagrams. Column buckling.

Course Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: Prepare appropriate free body diagrams. Solve 2-D and 3-D particle and rigid body equilibrium problems. Solve problems involving moments, friction, static stresses and strains. Calculate axial deformation of a structure. Solve torsion shafts problems. Calculate beam deflections under various loading and support conditions. Calculate shear and bending moment stresses in beams, using shear and bending moment diagrams.

Corequisites: MAT 192, PHY 161 Grading:


Homework Quizzes Tests (3) Final Exam 10% 15% 15% each 30%

Grading Scheme: Course grades will be assigned according to the following scheme:
Final average 91 100 81 90 71 80 61 70 < 61 Grade A B C D F

Supplemental Instruction: Supplemental Instruction (SI) will be offered for EGR 232 by the Academic Resource Center. There will be three SI sessions scheduled per week.
SI Instructor: Sessions:
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Nand Patel nand.v.patel@live.mercer.edu SU and M 8:00 - 9:10 PM, EGC 207; W 7:00 - 8:10 PM, EGC 220
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Class schedule:
Date 08/24 08/26 08/29 08/31 09/02 09/07 09/09 09/12 09/14 09/16 09/19 09/21 09/23 09/26 09/28 09/30 10/03 10/05 10/07 10/10 10/12 10/17 10/19 10/21 10/24 10/26 10/28 10/31 11/02 11/04 11/07 11/09 11/11 11/14 11/16 11/18 11/21 11/28 11/30 12/02 12/05 12/07 12/09 12/17 Topic
First class; Introduction Scalars, Vectors, Forces Cartesian Vectors in 2D Cartesian Vectors in 3D Force Along a Line, Dot Product Moment of a Force Cross Product Moment of a Couple Equivalent Force Systems, Resultants Equilibrium in 2D Equilibrium in 2D Problem Session Test 1 Equilibrium in 3D Friction Trusses, Method of Joints Trusses, Method of Sections Frames and Machines Centroid, Center of Gravity, Center of Mass Resultant of a Distributed Force Area Moment of Inertia Composite Areas Internal Loads in Structures Shear and Moment Diagrams Relations between Load, Shear and Moment Problem Session Test 2 (last day to drop) Normal and Shear Stress Allowable Stress, Connections Deformation and Strain Stress-Strain Behavior of Materials Axial Deformation Static Indeterminacy, Thermal Stress Torsional Stress Torsional Deformation Bending Stress in Beams Shear in Beams Problem Session Test 3 Beam Deflection by Integration Beam Deflection by Superposition Column Buckling Problem Session Final Exam 9:00-12:00

Source
Ch.1 Ch.1, 2.1-2.3 2.4 2.5-2.6 2.7-2.9 3.1-3.2 3.3-3.4 3.6 3.7-3.9 4.1-4.4 4.1-4.4

4.5-4.6 4.7 5.1-5.3 5.4 5.5 6.1-6.3 6.4 6.5-6.7 6.8 7.1 7.2 7.3

8.1-8.4 8.5-8.6 8.7-8.8 9.1-9.7 10.1-10.2 10.3-10.5 11.1-11.3 11.4-11.5 12.1-12.2 13.1-13.3

16.4-16.5 16.6 17.1-17.3

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Course Standards:
1. Assignments are due at the beginning of the class period on the date due. In an exceptional circumstance you may petition to hand in an assignment late. 2. Homework is a significant part of the grade, as working problems independently is the only way to have a good understanding of the course material and to form good engineering work habits. Problems will be assigned each class period and will be collected at the beginning of the next class period. Late homework will not be accepted. The lowest homework grade will be discarded. Homework must be done neatly in pencil. Please place your name, date and assignment number on each page in the upper right hand corner. Messy, unorganized papers will receive less than full credit. Sketches should be neat, complete, and well-labeled. Show all forces, coordinate systems, governing equations, and assumptions that are used in the solution. Solutions must follow logically, step by step. Thus, your complete solution is supported by what you have presented. Show all your work. Clearly indicate your answer with the correct units as appropriate. Begin each problem on a new sheet of paper, and staple all the sheets together in order. You may work together, but copying from any source is not permitted. Each student must turn in his/her own work. DO NOT COPY HOMEWORK. 3. Reading assignments - you are expected to read the listed sections before the next class to prepare for the material to be covered. 4. Quizzes: Short, 10-minute quizzes will be handed out periodically at the beginning of class. Problems will be similar to the homework. Quizzes may or may not be announced in advance. Quizzes will be closed notes and closed book. A calculator is recommended. No make-up quizzes will be given. The lowest quiz grade will be discarded. 5. Tests: There will be three 50-minute tests during the semester. Problems will be similar to the homework and quizzes. All tests will be closed notes and closed book. A calculator is recommended. No make-up tests will be given without a documented excuse. 6. Final Exam: There will be a comprehensive final exam. It will be closed notes and closed book. It will consist of problems similar to those on the tests. 7. Attendance is required due to the large amount of in-class work and team activities we will be doing. You cant make up experiential learning. More than three absences will result in grade penalties. It is especially important that you be present when your classmates give peer reviews and oral presentations, since you will be giving written feedback. 8. Grading encompasses every aspect of the course, from participation through final products. You can assume that every task requested directly or indirectly factors into your grade. For example, having your work prepared for your group is as important as having it ready for me. Regular feedback will be given on documents handed in. 9. If you need to see me, catch me after class to schedule a time or call me. 10. Please turn off cell phones and pagers before entering the classroom. 11. The honor code provisions as outlined in the Catalog and in the student handbook, The Lair, and on the web at http://www2.mercer.edu/HonorCouncil/default.htm applies to everyone. Plagiarism is a violation of the honor code and is prohibited. When in doubt, please ask to avoid potentially embarrassing situations. 12. Students requiring accommodations for a disability should inform the instructor at the close of the first class meeting or as soon as possible. If you are not registered with Disability Services, the
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instructor will refer you to the Disability Support Services office for consultation regarding documentation of your disability and eligibility for accommodations under the ADA/504. In order to receive accommodations, eligible students must provide each instructor with a Faculty Accommodation Form from Disability Services. Students must return the completed and signed form to the Disability Services Coordinator on the 3rd floor of the Connell Student Center. Students with a documented disability who do not wish to use academic accommodations are also strongly encouraged to register with Disability Services and complete a Faculty Accommodation Form each semester. For further information, please contact Carole Burrowbridge, Disability Services Coordinator, at 301-2778 or visit the website at http://www.mercer.edu/stu_support/swd.htm 13. This syllabus is subject to change. 14. Electronic communication is an important adjunct to face-to-face communication, including from professor to students, students to professor, and students to students. You must have regular access to your e-mail. If you do not have an active e-mail address on the first day of class, please secure one. Access to the Web and to the Internet is also integral to the class work.

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