__ME-115 STATICS__

__CREDIT HOURS__

Theory = 3

Practical = 0

**COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs)**

S. No. |
CLOs |
PLO |
Taxonomy |

1 | Define different theoretical concepts related to statics | PLO-1 |
Coginitive |

2 | Apply vector algebra and equations of equilibrium in engineering problems | PLO-2 | Coginitive Level 3* |

3 | Carry out calculation for the centroid, moment of areas and inertia for systems under equilibrium | PLO-2 | Coginitive Level 3* |

**COURSE CONTENT**

Forces in a plane, Equilibrium of a particle, Newton’s first law, Free body diagram, Forces in space (rectangular components), Equilibrium of a particle in space.**Statics of Particles:**Equivalent systems of forces, Principle of transmissibility, Moment of a force, Couple, Varignon’s theorem.**Rigid Bodies:**Free-body diagram, Equilibrium in two and three dimensions, Reaction at supports and connections, Equilibrium of two-force and three force bodies.__Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies:__Internal forces and Newton’s Third Law, Trusses, Simple and space trusses, Methods of joints and sections, Frames and machine analysis.**Analysis of Structures:**Shear force and bending moment diagrams, Cables with concentrated and distributed loads.**Forces in Beams and Cables:**Laws of dry friction, Coefficient of friction and angles of friction, Wedges, Square-threaded screws, Journal and thrust bearings, Belt Friction.**Friction:**Centroids and centers of gravity, Areas and lines, Composite plates and wires, Distributed loads on beams, Forces on submerged surfaces, Center of gravity of a three dimensional body and centroid of a volume. Second moment of area and moments of inertia, Polar moment of inertia, Radius of gyration, Parallel axis theorem.**Distributed Forces:**Work of a force, Virtual work, Real machines and mechanical efficiency, Potential energy and equilibrium, stability of equilibrium.__Method of Virtual Work:__

**RECOMMENDED BOOKS**

*(01) J.L. Meriam, Engineering Mechanics: Statics, 9th Ed. Wiley, 2018.*

*(02) R.C. Hibbeler, Engineering Mechanics: Statics, 13th Ed. Pearson Education Inc., 2013.*

*For details of Taxonomy Levels **CLICK HERE!**