REVISED 2012 Engineering Mechanics Mumbai University

REVISED 2012 Engineering Mechanics Mumbai University

Syllabus for Engineering Mechanics
Chapter 1
1.1 System of Coplanar forces:-
Resultant of Concurrent forces, Parallel forces, Non Concurrent
Non Parallel system of forces, Moment of force about a point, Couples,
Varignon’s Theorem. Distributed Forces in plane.
1.2 Center of Gravity and Centroid for plane Laminas.

Chapter 2
2.1 Equilibrium of system of coplanar forces:-
Condition of equilibrium for concurrent-forces, parallel forces and Non
concurrent Non Parallel general forces and Couples.
2.2 Types of support, loads, Beams, Determination of reactions at supports
for various types of loads on beams.
2.3 Analysis of plane trusses by using Method of joints and Method of
sections.(Excluding pin jointed frames)

Chapter 3
3.1 Forces in space: Resultant of Non-coplanar force systems: Resultant of Concurrent force
system, Parallel force system and Non-concurrent nonparallel force system

Equilibrium of Non-coplanar force systems: Equilibrium of Concurrent force
system, Parallel force system and Non-concurrent nonparallel force system.
3.2 Friction:
Introduction to Laws of friction, Cone of friction, Equilibrium of bodies on
inclined plane, Application to problems involving wedges, ladders.

Chapter 4
4.1 Kinematics of Particle: – Velocity & acceleration in terms of rectangular
co-ordinate system, Rectilinear motion, Motion along plane curved path,
Tangential & Normal component of acceleration, Motion curves (a-t, v-t, s-t
curves), Projectile motion, Relative velocities.

Chapter 5
5.1 Kinematics of Rigid Bodies:– Introduction to general plane motion,
Instantaneous center of rotation for the velocity, velocity diagrams for bodies
in plane motion, (up to 2 linkage mechanism)

Chapter 6
6.1 Kinetics of a Particle: Force and Acceleration:- Introduction to basic
concepts, D’Alemberts Principle, Equations of dynamic equilibrium, Newton’s
Second law of motion.
6.2 Kinetics of a Particle: Work and Energy: -Principle of Work and
Energy, Law of Conservation of Energy.
6.3 Kinetics of a Particle: Impulse and Momentum:-Principle of Linear
Impulse and Momentum. Law of Conservation of momentum. Impact and

Recommended Books
1. Engineering Mechanics by Hibblar, McMillan.
2. Engineering Mechanics by Beer& Johnson, Tata McGraw Hill
3. Engineering Mechanics by Merium, Wiley.
4. Engineering Mechanics by F. L. Singer, Harper & Raw Publication
5. Engineering Mechanics by Macklin & Nelson, Tata McGraw Hill
6. Engineering Mechanics by Shaum Series,
7. Engineering Mechanics by Tayal, Umesh Publication.