# Undergraduate Catalogue of Courses 2012/2013

## ENGINEERING

EG 1502

FUNDAMENTAL ENGINEERING MECHANICS

CREDIT POINTS 15

*Course Co-ordinator:* Dr P C Davidson

*Pre-requisite(s):*
None

*Co-requisite(s):* None

1. Coordinate Systems, Newton’s Second and Third Laws, Static Equilibrium and Equations of Motion

2. Free Body Diagrams - Static Equilibrium

3. Free Body Diagrams – Dynamic Equations of Motion

4. Definition of Stress and Strain

5. Loading of Beams

6. Trusses

7. Work-Energy Methods

8. Impulse Momentum Methods

The course will consist of 30 one-hour lectures, 12 one-hour tutorials and 5 two-hour laboratory/design sessions. Detailed schedules are provided separately.

1st Attempt: 1 written examination of two hours duration (80%) and continuous assessment based on the laboratory/design exercises (20%).

Resit: 1 written examination of three hours duration (80%), with previous coursework marks used to make up the remaining (20%).