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EMch 461 & ME 461
Fall 2001
Assignments
Class 
Date 
Reading 
Problems 
Comments 
1 
8/22 
chapter 1 
 

2 
8/24 
1.11.8 
 

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 
3.13.5 
2.7 
To be collected with next assignment 
8 
9/10 
 
 

9 
9/12 
3.63.9 
3.1, 5, 6 
Due Wednesday 9/19 
10 
9/14 



11 
9/17 
4.14.3 
3.10, 11, 18 
Due Monday 9/24 
12 
9/19 
5.15.3 
 

13 
9/21 
 
4.1, 3 
Due Friday 9/28 Truss Example:
page1 page2
page3 
14 
9/24 
5.45.5 
 
Test 1 on Monday 10/01 (6:307.45) covers chapters 14 
15 
9/26 
 
 
Formula Sheet 
16 
9/28 
 
 
Practice Problems 
17 
10/01 


Test 1 in 114 EES from 6:307:45, no class at regular time 
18 
10/03 
6.16.4 
5.2, 3, 5, 9 (solve by hand using 2 elements and discuss the
comparison between this model and beam theory) 

19 
10/05 
7.17.4 
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 
8.18.5 
7.1, 7.2, 7.3 
Due Friday 10/19 
23 
10/17 



24 
10/19 
8.78.9 
Handout 1 
Due Wednesday 10/23 
25 
10/22 
91.9.5 


26 
10/24 
11.111.3 
Read "Expert BuiltIn" by Jean Thilmany in Oct. 2001
Mechanical Engineering magazine and type a onepage 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 (crosssectional area) in the denominator under the square root
in the equation for w_{n}] 
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 6:307:45 
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.
