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Mechanics 1

  • Course Code :
    MEC 121
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Faculty of Engineering & Technology

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Area of Study :

Know and understand vector Algebra in two and three dimensions.  Apply vector mechanics to solve and analyze static problems.  Identify the reaction supports and draw the free body diagram.  Solve practical engineering applications in static involving the equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies under general force systems.

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Applications on space vectors, Resultant of forces, Moment of a force, Equivalent couples, Equivalent systems, Equations of equilibrium of a rigid body, Types of supports, Equilibrium of plane systems (Trusses and frames), Equilibrium of space systems acting on rigid bodies, The mass center of a system of particles and laminas of different shapes, The mass moment of inertia of system of particles and laminas.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Recognize vector and scalar quantities in statics.
2- Explain vector analysis operations.
3- Describe equilibrium engineering conditions for particles and rigid bodies.
4- Identify proper reactions of supports of rigid bodies in static equilibrium.
5- Define the difference between trusses and frames.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Solve static equilibrium problems.
2- Think logically and creatively in applying conditions of equilibrium.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Applying the concepts of transferring force in engineering mechanics.
2- Make drawings and free-body diagrams to solve equilibrium problems .

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Communicate effectively
2- Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources.


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Applications on space vectors 4 1 1
Resultant of forces 4 1 1
Moment of a force, Equivalent couples 4 1 1
Equivalent couples, 4 1 1
Equivalent system 4 1 1
Equations of equilibrium of a rigid body 4 1 1
Types of supports 4 1 1
Equilibrium of plane systems(Trusses and frames) 4 1 1
Equilibrium of space systems acting on rigid bodies 4 1 1
Frames 4 1 1
Trusses 4 1 1
The mass center of a system of particles 4 1 1
The mass center of laminas of different shapes 4 1 1
The mass moment of inertia of system of particles 4 1 1
The mass moment of inertia of system of laminas 4 1 1

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Discussion
Problem solving

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
• Final Exam 40.00
Mid- Exam 1I 25.00 - Oral discussion to asses the ability of following the lecture.
Mid- Exam I 15.00 - Oral discussion to asses the ability of following the lecture.
Performance 10.00
Quizzes+Assignment 10.00 - Oral discussion to asses the ability of following the lecture.

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