# GITAM University Engineering Mechanics Statistics and Dynamics

# GITAM University Engineering Mechanics Statistics and Dynamics

UNIT–I

Equilibrium: Free body diagram – Equilibrium of rigid bodies a

cted on by concurrent and nonconcurrent

coplanar system of forces. Analysis of Truss – Method of joints.

UNIT– II

Centroids and Centres of Gravity: Centre of gravity of parallel forces in a plane. Centroids and

centre of gravity of composite areas and composite bodies – Distributed Loads on Beams.

UNIY-III

Moments of Inertia: Definition – Moments of inertia of areas by integrations. Radius of gyration –

Parallel axis theorem– Perpendicular axis theorem – Moments of inertia of composite areas –– Mass

moment of inertia of simple bodies like disc, cylinder, rod, hoop, sphere.

UNIT–IV

Kinematics : Introduction – Recapitulation of basic terminology and concepts of Kinematics.

Newton’s Laws of motion. Absolute Motion and Relative motion. Rectilinear motion of a particle.

Curvilinear motion of a particle – Projectiles – simple problems.

UNIT-V

Kinetics : Introduction to Kinetics – Newton’s Laws of motion – Work , Energy – Potential energy

and Kinetic energy – Law of Conservation of energy – D’ Alembert’s principle. Work-Energy

Principle. Simple Applications of above principles to Rectilinear and Curvilinear motion of a rigid

body.

REFERENCES BOOKS:

1. Timoshenko and D.H. Young, Engineering Mechanics, McGraw Hill, Fourth edition

2. Engineering Mechanics by Singer, Prentice Hall India.

3. J.L. Meriam John Wiley & Sons, Engineering Mechanics

4. F.B. Beer and E.R. Johnston, Jr., Vector, Mechanics for Engineers Statics and Dynamics,

Tata McGraw Hill, Fourth edition, 2002

5. I.B. Prasad, Applied Mechanics, Khanna Publishers, Delhi, Tenth edition 1984

6. A.K.Tayal, Engineering Mechanics

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