Engineering Mechanics Lab (CE1211)

Pre-requisite(s)

None

Recommended Book(s)

Engineering Mechanics Statics And Dynamics, J.L. Mariam & L.G. Kraige, 6th Edition

Course Objectives

1. To learn basic concepts and system of forces. 2. To enable students to understand relationship of physical processes, kinetics and kinematics. 3. To develop skills to use the basic principles of mechanics in engineering applications.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1            Have knowledge related to the concepts of equilibrium and its applications in civil engineering.

CLO:2            Apply fundamental concepts of kinematics and kinetics of particles to the analysis of simple practical problems.

CLO:3            Demonstrate the skills to use scalar and vector analytical techniques for analyzing forces in statically determinate structures.

CLO:4            Apply basic knowledge of maths and physics to solve real-world problems.

Course Contents

To draw the layout of engineering mechanics lab.

To determine the surface area and volume of steel cabinet and wooden cube in CGS, MKS, FPS and SI system of units.

Determine center of gravity (centroid) of various objects by analytical solution and experimental Observations.

To verify the principle of moments.

To verify the laws of friction between various surfaces and to find out the coefficient of friction.

To determine the reaction of a simply supported beam by Experimental Observation (using spring balances), Analytical Solution (using condition of equilibrium) and Graphical Solution (using Funicular Polygon).

To find the forces in the tie and jib of a jib crane.

To determine the tension in various points of a hanging rope loaded at different points.

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

Mapping of CLOs to Lab Practicals of Engineering Mechanics

 

CLOs

Lab Practicals

CLO-1

(Knowledge)

CLO-2

 Applying fundamental concepts)

CLO-3

 (Skills demonstration)

CLO-4

(Application of knowledge)

To draw the layout of engineering mechanics lab.

     

To determine the surface area and volume of steel cabinet and wooden cube in CGS, MKS, FPS and SI system of units.

     

Determine center of gravity (centroid) of various objects by analytical solution and experimental Observations.

 

   

To verify the principle of moments.

 

   

To verify the laws of friction between various surfaces and to find out the coefficient of friction.

 

   

To determine the reaction of a simply supported beam by Experimental Observation (using spring balances), Analytical Solution (using condition of equilibrium) and Graphical Solution (using Funicular Polygon)

   

To find the forces in the tie and jib of a jib crane.

   

To determine the tension in various points of a hanging rope loaded at different points.

   

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

CLOs

CLO:1

CLO:2

CLO:3

CLO:4

Assessment Modules

Assignments (20-25%)

 

Quizzes (15-20%)

 

 

Midterm Exam (20%)

 

 

Final Exam (40-45%)