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EMch 461 & ME 461

Fall 2001

Assignments

Class Date Reading Problems Comments
1 8/22 chapter 1 -  
2 8/24 1.1-1.8 -  
3 8/27 1.9, 1.10 1.2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 Due Friday 8/31
4 8/29 - -  
5 8/31 2.1, 2.2 1.10, 11, 12, 13 Due Friday 9/7
6 9/5 - -  
7 9/7 3.1-3.5 2.7 To be collected with next assignment
8 9/10 - -  
9 9/12 3.6-3.9 3.1, 5, 6  Due Wednesday 9/19
10 9/14      
11 9/17 4.1-4.3 3.10, 11, 18 Due Monday 9/24
12 9/19 5.1-5.3 -  
13 9/21 - 4.1, 3  Due Friday 9/28  Truss Example:  page1 page2 page3
14 9/24 5.4-5.5 - Test 1 on Monday 10/01 (6:30-7.45) covers chapters 1-4
15 9/26 - - Formula Sheet
16 9/28 - - Practice Problems
17 10/01     Test 1 in 114 EES from 6:30-7:45, no class at regular time
18 10/03 6.1-6.4 5.2, 3, 5, 9 (solve by hand using 2 elements and discuss the comparison between this model and beam theory)  
19 10/05 7.1-7.4 6.11 Remember that Monday is the beginning of the Fall Study Break - Homework problems in chapters 5 & 6 are due Friday 10/12
20 10/10      
21 10/12      
22 10/15 8.1-8.5 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 Due Friday 10/19
23 10/17      
24 10/19 8.7-8.9 Handout 1 Due Wednesday 10/23
25 10/22 91.-9.5    
26 10/24 11.1-11.3 Read "Expert Built-In" by Jean Thilmany in Oct. 2001 Mechanical Engineering magazine and type a one-page paper summarizing your reaction and thoughts on the article. Due Monday 10/29
27 10/26 11.4, 11.6    
28 10/29   Handout 2 Due Friday 11/2 [handout contains a typo - there should be an A (cross-sectional area) in the denominator under the square root in the equation for wn]
29 10/31     Summary
30 11/2     Provided the formula sheet for Test 2
31 11/5   Monday & Wednesday classes will meet in 64 Willard

Friday classes will meet in 71 Willard

Test 2 format:  closed book, closed notes, formula sheet provided in advance, students may write additional formulas on sheet in pen (formulas only), write name on formula sheet and turn in with test, bring student ID to exam.

Formula Sheet

Practice Problems

32 11/7   No class due to evening test Test 2 in 114 EES from 6:30-7:45
33 11/9   Project 1 due 11/16 Meet in 69 Willard
34 11/12     Meet in 108 Waring
35 11/14     Meet in 112 Boucke
36 11/16   Project 2 due 11/28 Meet in 69 Willard
37 11/19     Meet in 108 Waring
38 11/21     Meet in 112 Boucke
39 11/26     Meet in 108 Waring
40 11/28   Project 3 due 12/5 Meet in 112 Boucke
41 11/30     Meet in 69 Willard
42 12/3   [SRTEs] Project 4 due 12/7 Meet in 108 Waring
43 12/5     Meet in 112 Boucke
44 12/7     Meet in 69 Willard

The grade sheet is here.