 Course Code :
MEC 122
 Level :
Undergraduate
 Course Hours :
2.00
Hours
 Department :
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Instructor information :
Area of Study :
After completing this course, the student must be able to:
1. Understand the principles governing the motion of particles, velocity and
acceleration.
2. Understand the principles of Newton’s Second Law and its applications.
3. Understand kinetics of particles in particular energy and momentum methods.
4. Select the most appropriate of these techniques for solving a given problem.
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Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration of a particle, Use of Cartesian coordinates to describe particle motion, Projectiles, Particle motion on straight paths, Trajectory equations, Rectangular and polar axes , Relative motion of two particles.
Newton’s law of motion, Resistive media, Rocket motion as an application on variable mass particles, Simple harmonic motion of a particle, Motion on circular path, Principle of work and Kinetic energy, Conservative forces, Principle of conservation of mechanical energy, Principle of impulse and momentum.
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Books:
Book

Author

Publisher

Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics

J. L. Meriam

Wiley

Vector Mechanics for Engineers Dynamics

Ferdinand P.Beer

McGraw Hill

Course notes :
course handouts & notes
Recommended books :
1R. C. Hibbeler, " Engineering Mechanics (Dynamics)" ,PREENTICE HALL.
2J. L. Meriam and L. G. Krige," Engineering Mechanics (Dynamics), 6th edition
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