## Topic outline

•  •  ### CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICS

·         What is Mechanics?

·         Fundamental Concepts and Principles

•  ### Chapter 2 STATICS OF PARTICLE -FORCES IN A PLANE

Force on a Particle - Resultant of 2 Forces

Resultant of Concurrent Forces

Resolution of a Force into its Components

Rectangular Components of a Force. Resultant of Forces by  summing the components

Equilibrium of a Particle. Free-Body Diagram

•  ### CHAPTER 3 STATICS OF RIGID BODIES IN TWO DIMENSIONS

a)Equivalent Systems of Forces

·   External and Internal Forces

·   Principle of Transmissibility. Equivalent Forces

·   Two - Dimensional Structures

·   Moment of a Force about a Point

·   Varignon's Theorem

·   Moment of a couple

·   Equivalent Couples

·   Resolution of a Given Force into a Force Acting at a Given Point and a Couple

·   Reduction of a System of Coplanar Forces to One Force and One Couple.

·   Resultant of a System of Coplanar Forces Equivalent Systems of Coplanar Forces

b)Statics of Rigid Bodies in Two Dimensions : Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies

·   Rigid Body in Equilibrium

·   Free Body Diagram

·   Reactions at Supports and Connections for a Two-Dimensional Structure

·   Equilibrium of a Rigid Body. Free-Body Diagram

Equilibrium of Two-Force Bodies and Three-Force Bodies

•  ### CHAPTER 4 DISTRIBUTED FORCES: CENTROIDS AND CENTERS OF GRAVITY

·   Centroids and First Moment of Areas and Lines

·   Composites Plates and Lines

·   Theorems of Pappus-Guldinus

•  ### CHAPTER 5 ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURE

·    Definition of Truss. Simple Trusses

·    Analysis of Trusses by the Method of Joints

·    Analysis of Trusses by the Method of Sections

•  ### CHAPTER 6 FRICTION

·    Laws of Dry Friction.

·    Coefficients and Angles of Friction

·   Problems involving dry friction

·   Wedges

•  ### CHAPTER 7 KINEMATICS OF PARTICLES

a)Rectilinear Motion of Particles

·   Determination of the Motion of a Particle

·   Uniformly Accelerated Motion

·    Motion of Several Particles : Relative Motion, Dependent Motions

b)Curvilinear Motion of Particles

·   Position vector, velocity and acceleration

·   Rectangular components of Velocity and Acceleration

·    Tangential and normal components of Acceleration

·    Relative Motion

c)Kinetics of Particles : Newton’s 2nd Law

·    Newton’s Second Law of Motion

·    Equations of motion

·    Rectilinear motions

·    Curvilinear motions

d)Newton’s 2nd Law

·    Newton’s Second Law of Motion

·    Equations of motion

·    Rectilinear motions

·    Curvilinear motions

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