Overview
Ref Books

###### Course Contents

Unit 1: Vector Algebra 1.1 Introduction to vector algebra 1.2 Scalar and vector product 1.3 Scalar triple product and vector triple product 1.4 Application to geometry Unit 2: Vector Calculus 2.1 Limit, continuity and differentiability of vector point functions 2.2 Partial derivatives of vector point functions 2.3 Scalar and vector fields 2.4 The gradient, divergence and curl 2.5 Expansion formulas Unit 3: Forces 3.1 Fundamental concepts and principles 3.2 Internal-non-internal frames, Newton’s laws 3.3 Resultant of several concurrent forces 3.4 The parallelogram law of forces 3.5 Resolution of a forces, triangle of forces 3.6 Lamy’s theorem, polygon of forces 3.7 Conditions of equilibrium for a particle 3.8 External and internal forces, principle of transmissibility 3.9 Resultant of like and unlike parallel forces 3.10 Moment of forces about a point, Varigon’s Theorem 3.11 Moment of a couple, equivalent couples, composition of couples 3.12 Reduction of coplanar forces to a force or a couple Unit 4: Friction 4.1 Dry friction and fluid friction 4.2 Laws of dry friction, coefficients of friction, angle of friction 4.3 Equilibrium of a particle on a rough inclined plane 4.4 Particle on a rough inclined plane acted on by an external force 4.5 Conditions for sliding or titling Unit 5: Virtual Work 5.1 Principle of virtual work 5.2 Problems involving tensions and thrust Evaluation Criteria Students will be evaluated on the basis of following criteria. 1 Test 1 10 2 Test 2 10 3 Assignment 10 4 Attendance 5 5 Final Exams 65 6 Total 100 Recommended Books Thomas (2005).Calculus (11thed.). Boston: Addition Welsey publishing company. Jafferson, Beasdsworth, B. (2001).T. Further mechanics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Joseph F, Shelly. (1990).Vector Mechanics. Pennsylvania Plaza New York City: Mc-Graw Hill Company. Anand, D.K. &Cunnif, P.F. (1984).Statics and Dynamics. Boston: Allyn and Becon. Ferdinand, P.B &Johnston. E. R. (1997). Statics and Dynamics. Pennsylvania Plaza New York City: Mc-Graw Hill Book Company.

###### Course Learning Outcomes

This course is intended to develop the student skills in solving 2-D and 3-D static equilibrium problems for particles, rigid bodies and structures. The emphasis will be on 2-D and 3-D rigid body equilibrium, analysis of trusses, frames and beams.

View Now

View Now

View Now

View Now

###### conditions for sliding or titling

View Now

Book Title : Calculus
Author : Thomas
Edition : 11
Publisher : Addition Welsey publishing company

Book Title : Vector Mechanics
Author : Joseph F, Shelly.
Edition : latest
Publisher : Mc-Graw Hill Company.

Book Title : Vector analysis
Author : Z.R Bhatti
Edition : 4th
Publisher :

Title : resuloution of forces and triangle of forces
Type : Presentation

View resuloution of forces and triangle of forces

Title : fundamental concept of forces
Type : Presentation

View fundamental concept of forces

Title : inertial and non inertial frame of reference
Type : Presentation

View inertial and non inertial frame of reference

Title : Vector triple product
Type : Presentation

View Vector triple product

Title : scalar triple product
Type : Presentation

View scalar triple product

Title : Resultant of like and unlike parallel forces
Type : Presentation

View Resultant of like and unlike parallel forces

Title : Lami's Theorem
Type : Presentation

View Lami's Theorem

Title : internal and external forces
Type : Presentation

View internal and external forces

Title : dry friction and fluid friction
Type : Presentation

View dry friction and fluid friction

Title : coplanar forces
Type : Presentation

View coplanar forces

Title : laws of dry friciton
Type : Presentation

View laws of dry friciton

Title : Equilbrium and condition of equilbrium
Type : Presentation

View Equilbrium and condition of equilbrium

Title : varigon's theorem
Type : Presentation

View varigon's theorem

Title : parallelogram law of forces
Type : Presentation

View parallelogram law of forces