ECIV 2312 Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics

 

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Course Title:                       DYNAMICS, ECIV 2312

Text Book:                           Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 2:  DYNAMICS, SI version, sixth Edition (2013)

                                                J. L. MERIAM   AND   L. G. KRAIGE

Lecturer:                              Dr. Maher A. El-Hallaq        Teaching Assistant: Eng. Osama Abdalhadi                                                                                                                                        

Week                     Chapter / Topics

PART I.  Dynamics of Particles

                                1. Introduction to Dynamics           

1, 2, 3                    2. Kinematics of Particles

                                  2.1, 2.2                 Rectilinear Motion

                                  2.3, 2.4                 Plane Curvilinear Motion: Rectangular Coordinates (x – y), Projectiles

                                  2.5                        Normal and Tangential Coordinates (n – t)

                                  2.6                        Polar Coordinates (r- )

                                2.8                          Relative Motion (Translating Axes)

                                  2.9                        Constrained Motion of Connected Particles

4, 5, 6, 7 3. Kinetics of Particles

                                  3.1-3.4                 Newton’s Second Law: Rectilinear, Rectangular

                                  3.5                        Newton’s Second Law: Normal and Tangential, Polar

                                  3.6, 3.7                 Work and Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy

                                  3.8, 3.9                 Linear Impulse-Momentum

3.10                                 Angular Impulse-Momentum

                              Review

8, 9                         4. Kinetics of Systems of Particles

                                  4.1, 4.2               Generalized Newton’s Second Law

                                  4.3                        Work-Energy

                                  4.4                        Impulse-momentum

                                  4.5                        Conservation pf Energy and Momentum

                                  4.6                        Steady Mass Flow

PART II.  Dynamics of Rigid Bodies

10, 11, 12              5. Plane Kinematics of Rigid Bodies

                                  5.1-5.2                 Rotation

                                  5.3                        Absolute Motion

                                  5.4                        Relative Velocity

                                  5.5                        Instantaneous Center of Zero Velocity

                                  5.6                        Relative Acceleration

                                  B.1                        Mass Moments of Inertia

13, 14, 15              6. Plane Kinetics of Rigid Bodies

                                  6.1-6.3                 Translation

                  6.4                        Fixed-Axis Rotation

                                  6.5                        General Plane Motion

                                  6.6                        Work-Energy Relations

6.8                                     Impulse-Momentum Equations,    

Review                                               

                                Final Exam 

 

Exams and Grading Policy:

Homework, Quizzes, Class participation     =====    15 points

Midterm Exam                                             =====    30 points              

Comprehensive Final Exam                        =====    55 points

                Total      ==============================         100 points