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UNIVERSITY OF MAURITIUS FACULTY OF ENGINEERING MECHANICAL & PRODUCTION ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT MODULE SPECIFICATION SHEET 2011/2012 1.

GENERAL MODULE INFORMATION Title Mechanics of Materials and Machines I 2. VENUE Day/Time Tuesday: 13.00 16.00 Wednesday: 13.00 15.00 3. AIM This module is intended for 1 year engineering students. It introduces to students the concepts of stresses and strain; shearing force and bending as well as torsion and deflection of different structural elements. 4. OUTLINE SYLLABUS Applied Mechanics Concepts. Direct Stress and Strain. Frameworks. Shear and Torsion. Shear Force and Bending Moment. Bending of Beams. Simple Harmonic Motion. Velocity & acceleration Diagrams. Balancing. Crank Effort Diagrams. Belt Drives, Cams & Gears. 5. LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of this module, the students should be able to: Understand and solve simple problems involving stresses and strain in two and three dimensions; Apply sound analytical techniques and logical procedures in the solution of engineering problems. 6. ATTENDANCE Your attendance is drawn to section 2.3 of the GENERAL INFORMATION TO STUDENTS HANDBOOK (2011/2012), available at:http://www.uom.ac.mu/ABOUTUS/REGULATIONS/Chap2.pdf
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Code MECH 1001Y Lectures Practical Total

Duration 60 ( 2 hr * 30 wks) 30 ( 1 hr* 30 wks) 90 hr

Credits 5

Component SEMESTERS 1 & 2 Practical Lecture

Room Structural Mechanics Lab (Level I, Textile Building) th Room 4.1, 4 Floor, Engg Tower

7. PROGRAMME COORDINATORS Programme Coordinators B.Eng (Hons.) Mechanical Engg B.Eng (Hons.) Manufacturing Level 1 Engg Level 1 A.KHOODARUTH D K HURREERAM Mechanical & Prod Engg Mechanical & Prod Engg th th 5 Floor, Engg. Tower 5 Floor, Engg. Tower 5.3 5.6 4037839 4037840 a.khoodaruth@uom.ac.mu dk.hurreeram@uom.ac.mu Contact Coord. Contact Coord.

Name Department Building Room Number Phone No. E-mail address Consultation Time

8. MODULE COORDINATOR & LECTURER: Module Coordinator & Lecturer J. CHUMMUN Mechanical & Prod Engg Textile Building (Phase III) 2.4 403-7804 (Internal extension: 7804) jchummun@uom.ac.mu Just after lecture or kindly seek an appointment (by email). Lecturer P.JANKEE Mechanical & Prod Engg th 5 Floor, Engg. Tower 4037843 p.jankee@uom.ac.mu Kindly seek an appointment by email

Name Department Building Room Number Phone No. E-mail address Consultation

9. MODULE MAP Weeks Lecture Title SEMESTER 1 Mechanics Concepts: Velocity and acceleration. Uniform and non-uniform accelerations. Mass, Force, Weight and Momentum. Newtons Laws of Motion. Impulse. Work. Power. Energy. Principle of Conservation of Energy. Principle of Conservation of Linear Momentum. Direct Stress and Strain: Strain and Stress. Hookes Law; Module of Elasticity. Compound/Stepped Bars. Thermal Strain. Poissons Ratio. Strain Energy. Thin-walled Pressure Vessels. Frameworks: Forces on Frameworks. Analytical Method of Joints; Method of Sections, Graphical Bows notation. Determinate and Indeterminate frameworks. Shear and Torsion: Shear Stress & Shear Strain. Riveted joints. Modulus of Rigidity. Torsion of a Thin Tube. Twisting of Solid Shafts. Stiffness and Torque. Test 1- Topics covered from week 1 to week 8 Shear Force / Bending moment: Concentrated Load, Uniformly Distributed Load. Support Conditions - Simply Supported or Cantilever. Mixed Load. M E Bending of Beams: Concept of Second Moment of Inertia. Derivation of . I y Applications: Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Sections. Determination of Maximum Stress.

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SEMESTER 2 16-18 19-20 Equilibrium of a Rigid Body: Conditions. Free-Body Diagram. Supports for Rigid Bodies. Equilibrium in 2D & 3D and Equations. Simple Harmonic Motion: SHM and Angular SHM. Linear and Angular Motions of an Elastic System. Differential Equation of Motion. Velocity and Acceleration Diagrams: Velocity and Acceleration. Relative Velocity. Velocity Diagram. Graphical construction for velocity. Test 2 - Topics covered from week 8 to 2
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Crank Effort Diagrams: Torque on an engine crankshaft. Fluctuation of speed and energy. Mock Exams Presentation of Assignments Balancing: Static and Dynamic Balance. Balancing of masses rotating in the same/different planes., Dalbys Method. Revision

NB.: Modifications may be made to the order of lecture-presentation. 10. RECOMMENDED BOOKS Hannah J & Stephens RC. Mechanics of Machines, 4 Edition (or later), Arnold 1985. th Hannah J & Hiller MJ. Applied Mechanics, 4 Edition (or later), Arnold 1985. th Hibbeler RC. Engineering Mechanics. Statics. 12 Edition (or later), Prentice Hall International rd Hearn EJ. Mechanics of Materials I. 3 Edition (or later), Butterworth-Heinemann 1997.
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11. PRACTICAL CLASSES Six practical sessions will be held: 1. Compression of Springs 2. Polygon of Concurrent Forces 3. Wall Jib Crane 4. Shear Force in beams 5. Rope Belt Friction 6. Mass-Spring Systems Practical Classes will be held in the Structural Mechanics Lab (Level I, Textile Building). Each group will consist of FOUR students. Students are required to keep detailed record of each practical work and to submit hand-written reports. Further information will be provided during lab classes. Contact Person: Mr SHEIK MANOGA Mohammad Reshad. 12. ASSIGNMENT Students will have to submit two assignments: one per semester. Students are expected to work in groups.

13. ASSESSMENT Continuous Assessment Weightage: 30% Weighting (%) Practical(s) 30 Assignments 20 Tests ( 2) 50 Total Marks: 100 14. INDUSTRY SEMINAR The MPEDept will be organising Industry Seminars: Attendance to those relevant to the MECH 1001 module is mandatory. Contents of the relevant seminars are examinable. Written Examination Weightage: 70%

5 (out of 6) questions to be answered over 3hr. Past exams papers will be provided in semester 1.