Syllabus, TAM 202, Spring 2001

Statics and Strength of Solids

Subject to change(updated April 26, 2001)PR = Pratap and Ruina text, BJ = Beer and Johnston Text

Day Date Reading TopicM Jan 22 PR 1.1 ,2.1 Mechanics Intro, vectors W 24 2.2-3 dot product, cross product M Jan 29 2.3 Moment about an axis W 31 2.4 Equivalent Force Systems M Feb 5 2.5 Center of mass W 7 3, 4.1 Free body diagrams, Equilib of one body M 12 4.1 Equilib of one body (cont'd) W 14 4.2 Trusses M 19 4.4 Internal forces W 21 4.4 Tension, shear and bending diagrams M 26 4.5 Springs W 28 4.1-4 Review by example M Mar 5 4.6 Structures and machines T *Mar 6* *Prelim 1 (through PR 4.5), 7:30 PM Upson B17* W 7 4.6 Structures and machines M 12 BJ 1.1-9 Tension Stress 1.1-9 W 14 2.1-7 Strain and elasticity M 19 SPRING BREAK W 21 SPRING BREAK M 26 2.8-10 Thermal strain, indeterminate problems W 28 2.11-18 Shear stress, Poisson's ratio M Apr 2 3.1-5 Torsion T *Apr* 3 *Prelim 2 (through BJ 2.8, comprehensive) 7:30 PM Hollister B14* W 4 3.6-8 Torsion M 9 4.1-5 Normal stress in beams W 11 A.1-5 Normal stress in beams (cont'd) M 16 5.1-6 Shear stress in beams W 18 5.11 Combined loading M 23 7.3-4 M,V review, Beam Deflection W 25 8.1-4 Beam Deflection (cont'd) M 30 11.1-4 Buckling W May 2 6.1-9 Mohr's Circle and Failure W May 16 *Final Exam, 3:00 - 5:30 PM (comprehensive)*

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