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JOHN CABOT UNIVERSITY

COURSE CODE: "ENGR 212"
COURSE NAME: "Engineering Fundamentals: Mechanics and Machines"
SEMESTER & YEAR: Summer Session II 2019
SYLLABUS

INSTRUCTOR: Wendy Reffeor
EMAIL: [email protected]
HOURS: MTWTH 9:00-10:50 AM & MW 1.30-3:20PM
TOTAL NO. OF CONTACT HOURS: 45
CREDITS: 3
PREREQUISITES: PREREQUISITES: MA299 Calculus II, Principles of Physics I (with Laboratory)
OFFICE HOURS: MW 11 AM – 1:30 PM and by arrangement

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course provides a foundation in vector mechanics, statics, and axial, torsional, and bending stresses. Deflections of axial and torsional members are also emphasized. Some machine elements are introduced.
SUMMARY OF COURSE CONTENT:
This course provides a foundation in vector mechanics, statics, and axial, torsional, and bending stresses. Deflections of axial and torsional members are also emphasized. Some machine elements are introduced.
LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1.  Accurately draw free body diagrams and be able to use them to solve statics and solid mechanics problems.
2.  Determine stresses, strains and deflections for axial, torsional and bending loading conditions.
3.  Use vector algebra to solve statics problems and apply matrices to solve linear systems of equations.
4.  Begin to solve open ended problems.
5.  Recognize and analyze some basic machine elements.
TEXTBOOK:
Book TitleAuthorPublisherISBN numberLibrary Call NumberComments
STATICS & MECHANICS W/CONNECT & DEPT. SUPPLEMENTBeer, Johnston, DeWolf and MazurekMcGraw-Hill9781260242751  
REQUIRED RESERVED READING:
NONE

RECOMMENDED RESERVED READING:
NONE
GRADING POLICY
-ASSESSMENT METHODS:
AssignmentGuidelinesWeight
Quizes (5 total, 12% each)Quizzes will cover material covered in the previous week through Wednesday.60
HomeworkDaily homework will be assigned. Select problems will be graded. In no case will credit be given for problems that appear to be taken from any online or written resource. No plagiarism will be tolerated.5
Reading as AssignedReading will be assigned in McGraw-Hill LearnSmart. Access codes are available in the textbook or online if an electronic resource is desired.5
Final ExamFinal exam will be comprehensive and as scheduled by the University.30

-ASSESSMENT CRITERIA:
AWork of this quality directly addresses the question or problem raised and provides a coherent argument displaying an extensive knowledge of relevant information or content. This type of work demonstrates the ability to critically evaluate concepts and theory and has an element of novelty and originality. There is clear evidence of a significant amount of reading beyond that required for the course.
BThis is highly competent level of performance and directly addresses the question or problem raised.There is a demonstration of some ability to critically evaluatetheory and concepts and relate them to practice. Discussions reflect the student’s own arguments and are not simply a repetition of standard lecture andreference material. The work does not suffer from any major errors or omissions and provides evidence of reading beyond the required assignments.
CThis is an acceptable level of performance and provides answers that are clear but limited, reflecting the information offered in the lectures and reference readings.
DThis level of performances demonstrates that the student lacks a coherent grasp of the material.Important information is omitted and irrelevant points included.In effect, the student has barely done enough to persuade the instructor that s/he should not fail.
FThis work fails to show any knowledge or understanding of the issues raised in the question. Most of the material in the answer is irrelevant.

-ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS:
As this course is in a 5 week format and material is cumulative, missing even a single class can result in significant difficulty in understanding the material.  Therefore, attendance is required.
ACADEMIC HONESTY
As stated in the university catalog, any student who commits an act of academic dishonesty will receive a failing grade on the work in which the dishonesty occurred. In addition, acts of academic dishonesty, irrespective of the weight of the assignment, may result in the student receiving a failing grade in the course. Instances of academic dishonesty will be reported to the Dean of Academic Affairs. A student who is reported twice for academic dishonesty is subject to summary dismissal from the University. In such a case, the Academic Council will then make a recommendation to the President, who will make the final decision.
STUDENTS WITH LEARNING OR OTHER DISABILITIES
John Cabot University does not discriminate on the basis of disability or handicap. Students with approved accommodations must inform their professors at the beginning of the term. Please see the website for the complete policy.

SCHEDULE

SCHEDULE

Session

Session Focus

Reading /

Other Assignment

Meeting Place/Exam Dates

Week 1

Vectors in two and three dimensions, including addition, scalar product, and dot product. Systems of forces and moments

Chapters 1 - 3

Quiz Thursday, July 11

Week 2

Equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies in two and three dimensions, Centroids, first moments of area, and second moments of area

Chapters 4, 5 and 7

Quiz Monday, July 15

Week 3

Analysis of trusses, frames, and machines, Concept of stress and strain, material properties, Stresses and deformation of axially loaded members, linear elasticity

Chapters 6, 8.1 and 8.4, 9.1, 9.4, 9.6, 9.8 and 9.9

Quiz Monday, July 22

Week 4

Stresses and deformation of members subjected to torsion, Shear and moment diagrams

Chapter 10.1 and 10.2, 12.1 and 12.2

Quiz Monday, July 29

Week 5

Normal and transverse shear stresses in beams, Buckling of slender columns, Friction acting on rigid bodies: tip or slip conditions. Friction on simple machine elements

Chapter 11.1, 11.2, 13.1

Quiz Monday, Aug. 5

 Comprehensive Final Exam Aug. 9