ME10001 Mechanics (3 _ 1 _ 0 : 4 Credits)

1. Force system: Moment of a force about a point and about an axis; couple

moment; reduction of a force system to a force and a couple.

2. Equilibrium : Free body diagram; equations of equilibrium; problems of two

and three dimensions; plane frames and trusses.

3. Friction : Laws of Coulomb friction., problems involving small and large

contact surfaces; square threaded screws; belt friction; rolling resistance.

4. Properties of areas : First and second moment of areas. product of inertia.

polar moment of inertia

5. Concept of stress and strain : Normal stress and shear stress, state of

stress at a point, ultimate strength, allowable stress and factor of safety; normal

strain and shear strain, generalized Hooke’s law; Deflection of axially loaded

members. Thin walled pressure vessels

6. Transformation of stress and strain : Transformation equations. principal

stresses and strains, Mohr’s circle for stress and strain.

7. Torsion : Free body diagram of cylindrical bars in torsion. Analysis of

cylindrical bars in torsion.

8. Flexural loading : Bending moment and shear force diagrams. Bending

stresses in beams, shear stresses in beams. Differential equation of the elastic

curve. deflection of beams. ( only integration method)

9. Combined loading : Combination of axial, bending shear and torsion load on

machine members.

Text Book:

Vector Mechanics for Engineers, F.P. Beer and E.R. Johnston, Tata

McGraw-Hill (7

th

Edition)

Reference books ;

Engineering Mechanics, Irving H. Shames, Prentice Hall of India

Engineering Mechanics, J.L. Meriam and L.G. Kraige, John Wiley and Sons

Text Book :

Engineering Mechanics of Solids, E.P. Popov

Reference books:

Mechanics of materials, F.P. Beer and E.R. Johnston

Mechanics of materials, Timoshenko and Gere

Introduction to solid mechanics, Irving H. Shames

Strength of materials, William A Nash

Elements of strength of materials, Timoshenko and Young

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