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ENGR 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

9/23 - 9/27

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

Law of cosines, law of sines

Project directions

HW#1 (due Monday 9/30)

2

9/30 - 10/4

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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

10/7 - 10/11

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

HW#3 (due Friday)

4

10/14 - 10/18

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System of forces and moments: read 4.4-4.6

HW#4 (due Friday)

Quiz 2: Friday, solution

5

10/21 - 10/25

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Objects in equilibrium: read 5.1-5.5

exercise 4.169, Statically indeterminate examples

No class on Monday 10/21

HW#5 (dueFriday)

6

10/28 - 11/1

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

HW#6 (due Friday)

Quiz 3: Friday (take home)

No class on Wednesday 10/30 (college development day)

7

11/4 - 11/8

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Structures in equilibrium: read 6.1-6.5

Bridge project: proposal due Monday

HW#7 (due Friday)

8

11/11 - 11/15

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Centroids and Centers of Mass: read 7.1-7.3

No class on Monday (Veterans day)

Bridge project: modeling results due Wednesday

HW#8 (due Friday)

Quiz 4: Friday, solution

9

11/18 - 11/22

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Pressure force, centers of mass, moments of inertia: read 10.8, 7.6-7.7, 8.1-2

Bridge competition movies

HW#9 (due Friday)

Quiz 5: Friday, solution

10

11/25 - 11/29

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Moments of Inertia: read 8.3-5

Bridge competition results

 

Bridge project: testing (Tuesday and Wednesday)

No class on Thursday and Friday (Thanksgiving)

11

12/2 - 12/9

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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 (Monday 12/9 10:30 am- 12:30 pm)

HW#10 (due Friday)

Quiz 6: Friday, solution