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PHYS 3454 - Statics

Course Schedule - Spring 2017




Lesson

Date

Topic

1

Jan 9

Introduction Chapter

2

Jan 11

Forces 2.1 – 2.2

3

Jan 13

Forces and Particle Equilibrium I 2.3 – 2.4

Jan 16

No class  - MLK Holiday

4

Jan 18

Forces and Particle Equilibrium II 2.3 – 2.4

5

Jan 20

Moment of a Force 3.1 – 3.2

6

Jan 23

Moment of a Force 3.3

7

Jan 25

Couples 3.4

8

Jan 27

Couples and Laws of Equilibrium 3.5

9

Jan 30

Equipollence I 3.6

10

Feb 1

Equipollence II 3.6

11

Feb 3

Resultants I 3.7

12

Feb 6

Resultants II 3.8

13

Feb  8

Distributed Force Systems 3.9

14

Fen  10

Review Chapters 1 - 3

15

Feb  13

Exam I Chapters 1 - 3

16

Feb 15

Free Body Diagram I 4.1

17

Feb 17

Free Body Diagram II 4.2

18

Feb 20

Application of Equilibrium Equations 4.3

19

Feb 22

Application of Equilibrium Equations to Interacting Bodies 4.4

20

Feb 24

Trusses I 5.1 – 5.4

21

Feb 27

Trusses II 5.1 – 5.4

22

Mar 1

Trusses III 5.1 – 5.4

23

Mar 3

Problem solving Chapters 4 - 5

Mar 3

MIDPOINT - Last day to withdraw without academic accountability

Mar 6 – Mar 11

Spring Break

24

Mar 13

Method of Sections I 5.5

25

Mar 15

Method of Sections II 5.5

26

Mar 17

Space Trusses I 5.6

27

Mar 20

Space Trusses II 5.6

28

Mar 22

Axial and Shear Forces and Bending Moments 5.8

29

Mar 24

Review Chapters 4 - 5

30

Mar 27

Exam II Chapters 4 - 5

31

   Mar 29

Beams/Shear and Moment Distributions 5.9

32

Mar 31

Relationships of Variables in Diagrams 5.10

33

Apr 3

Laws and Application of Coulomb Friction I 6.1 – 6.2

34

Apr 5

Laws and Application of Coulomb Friction II 6.3

35

Apr 7

Problem Solving Chapters 5-6

36

Apr 10

Centroids and Composite Parts  I 7.1 – 7.2

37

Apr 12

Centroids and Composite Parts II 7.3

38

Apr 14

Center of Mass, Theorems of Pappus, 7.4 – 7.5

39

Apr 17

Cables, 5.11 – 5.12

40

Apr 19

Review Chapters 5 - 7

41

Apr 21

Exam III Chapters 5 - 7

42

Apr 24

Hands on Project

43

Apr 26

Hands on Project

44

Apr 28

Hands on Project Presentation

45

May 1 5

Course Reviews Chapters 1 - 7

Final Examination

TBA

Chapters 1-7

 




 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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