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• To learn basic concepts and system of forces.

• To enable students to understand relationship of physical processes, kinetics and kinematics.

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**CLO: 1.** to define and explain principles of engineering mechanics (i.e. statics and dynamics) related to civil engineering domain.

**CLO: 2.** to solve problems of statics and dynamics related to civil engineering domain using principles of engineering mechanics.

**CLO: 3.** to discuss and clarify concepts of principles of engineering mechanics (i.e. statics and dynamics) for different simple situations.

**CLO: 4.** to prepare free body diagrams of real case phenomenon considering engineering mechanics point of view.

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**Basic Concepts**- Concepts of space, time, mass, velocity, acceleration and force
- Scalar and vector quantities
- Newton’s law of motion
- Law of gravitation

**System of Forces**- Resultant and resolution of co-planer forces using parallelogram, triangle & polygon law and funicular polygon
- Simple cases of resultant and resolution of forces in space
- Conditions of equilibrium of co-planar forces, analytical and graphical formulations

**Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies**- Free body concept, conditions of support and attachment to other bodies
- Support reactions under different types of loading
- Introduction to shear force and bending moment diagrams
- Degree of restraint and static determinacy
- Statically determinate problems especially of civil engineering importance, equilibrium of two-force and three-force bodies

**Kinematics**- Rectilinear motion
- Curvilinear motion
- Newton’s equation of motion
- Dynamic equilibrium
- Introduction to practical use of the above principles and properties

**Rigid Bodies**- Geometrical properties of plane areas
- First moment of area, centroid, second moment of area, principal axes, polar second moment of area and radius of gyration

**Friction**- Friction and related terms
- Coulomb’s theory of friction
- Problems involving friction on flat and curved surfaces

**Kinetics**- Force and acceleration
- Work and energy
- Impulse and momentum
- Introduction to practical use of the above principles and properties

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