ME 100 Basic Principles of Mechanics

SOLID MECHANICS: Equilibrium conditions and determination of forces on structures, Determination of internal force systems in structures, Definitions of stress and strain, Mechanical properties of solid materials, Structural components under axial loads, torsional loads, bending, and combined loads, beam theory. FLUID MECHANICS: Fluid properties, fluid forces, fluid statics and kinematics, Conservation of mass, momentum and energy in fixed, deforming, and moving control volumes, boundary layer concept, lift and drag, pressure and friction drag, streamlining and drag reduction. DYNAMICS: Kinematics of particles, Kinetics of a particles, Work and energy methods for particles, Planar kinematics of rigid bodies, Planar kinetics of rigid bodies, Work and energy methods for rigid bodies.