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EGR 214

Statics


Class Schedule

The calendar is updated as we move through the quarter (don't trust what is written beyond the current week).

 Week
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1

9/25 - 9/29

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Vectors: read 2.1-2.5 (notes: chapter 1, chapter 2)

cosine law

Project directions

HW#1 (due Monday 10/2)

2

10/2 - 10/6

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Vectors: read 2.6-2.7

Forces and free body diagrams: read 3.1-3.3 (notes: chapter 3)

exercise 3.35

HW#2 (due Friday)

Quiz 1: Friday, solution

3

10/9 - 10/13

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System of forces and moments: read 4.1-4.3 (notes: chapter 4)

HW#3 (due Friday)

4

10/16 - 10/20

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System of forces and moments: read 4.4-4.6

HW#4 (due Friday)

Quiz 2: Friday, solution

5

10/23 - 10/27

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Objects in equilibrium: read 5.1-5.5

exercise 4.169, Statically indeterminate examples

HW#5 (dueFriday)

6

10/30 - 11/3

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Structures in equilibrium: read 6.1-6.5 (exercise 6.6 with Mathematica)

HW#6 (due Monday 11/6)

Quiz 3: Friday (take home)

No class on Friday 11/4

7

11/6 - 11/10

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Structures in equilibrium: read 6.1-6.5

Bridge project: proposal due Monday

No class on Friday (Veterans day)

HW#7 (due Thursday)

8

11/13 - 11/17

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Centroids and Centers of Mass: read 7.1-7.3

Bridge project: modeling results due Wednesday

HW#8 (due Friday)

Quiz 4: Friday, solution

9

11/20 - 11/24

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Centroids and Centers of Mass: read 7.6-7.7

Bridge competition movies

Bridge project: testing (Tuesday, Wednesday)

No class on Thursday and Friday (Thanksgiving)

10

11/27 - 12/1

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Moments of Inertia: read 8.1, 8.2, 8.4

Bridge competition results (open with excel)

HW#9 (due Friday)

Quiz 5: Friday, solution

11

12/4 - 12/12

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Mohr's circle: Mohr's circle, 8.92 and 98: solution 1, solution 2.

Friction: read 9.1-9.2

Bridge project: failure analysis (Tuesday 12/12 10:30 - 12:30)

HW#10 (due Monday 12/11)

Quiz 6: Monday 12/11, solution