Statics, Tentative schedule

Spring 2008, Dr Simin Nasseri

 

Month

First day of the week

Week

Homework/

Take home test/

Practice Problems

Tests

Chapter-Subject

Calendar, Holidays

January

14

1

Units problems

 

Ch1: Intro- Physics-

Units- Math- Ch2: (Parallelogram and triangle laws- sine/cosine laws)

January 2008 Free Printable Calendar

M.L. King Jr. 21st

 

21

2

Take home test 1/HW1 (Ch1 & 2)

 

Ch2: Vectors components 3D

 

28

3

Take home test 2 & 3/ HW2(Ch2)

 

Ch3- Equilibrium of a Particle, FBD (Statics of particle first part)

February

4

4

HW3 (Ch2&3)

 

Ch3- Equilibrium of Particles (second part)

February 2008 Free Printable Calendar

 

11

5

 

T1

Ch4- Moments and Forces

 

18

6

HW4 (Ch4)

 

 

Ch4- Moments and Forces

 

25

7

Take home test 4

T2

Ch4- Moments and Forces

March

3

8

Take home test 5

 

Holiday

March 2008 Free Printable Calendar

Spring break: March 2nd -8th

 

10

9

 

Mid-term

Ch5- Equilibrium of a rigid body

 

17

10

HW5 (Ch4)

 

Ch5- Equilibrium of a rigid body

 

24

11

 

 

Ch5- Equilibrium of a rigid body

 

31

12

HW6 (Ch5)

 

Ch6- Structural Analysis (trusses)

+ Tutorial session


 

April

7

13

HW7 (Ch6)

Q1

Ch6- Structural Analysis (trusses)

April 2008 Free Printable Calendar

Last day of class = Thursday May 1st

 

 

14

14

HW8 (Ch9)

T3

Ch 9 and 10: Centroids and Moments of Inertia

 

21

15

HW9 (Ch10 & 8)

 

Ch8- Friction

 

28

16

 

 

Ch7- Internal forces

May

5

 

 

 

Finals

Finals = 5 - 9 May

Graduation: May 10th