Structural Mechanics: CE 203

Course Syllabus

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

## CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

CE 203: STRUCTURAL MECHANICS I

(3-0-3)

Text:  Mechanics of Materials (4th ed.) by R.C. Hibbeler (1999)

Instructor:  Dr. Abdulrahman Khathlan

Office      :  16-138                                                e-mail: khathlan@kfupm.edu.sa

Tel.         :  2683

COURSE OUTLINE & SCHEDULE

Spring Semester 2001-2002 (Term 012)

Lect.

Date

Subject

Section

1

Jan. 26, 2002

Introduction, Equilibrium

1.1, 1.2

2

28

Stress; Normal Stress

1.3, 1.4

3

30

Average Shear Stress

1.5

4

Feb. 2

BearingStress

Handouts

5

4

Factor of Safety; Bearing Stress

1.6, 1.7

6

6

Def. of Strain, Stress-Strain Diagrams

2.1,2.2,3.1,3.2

7

9

Hooke’s Law; Material Behavior;  Poisson’s Ratio

3.3, 3.4, 3.6,3.7

8

11

4.2, 4.3

9

13

4.4, 4.5

10

Mar.2

Thermal Stresses and Thermal Strain

4.6

11

4

Thermal Stress (Continued)

4.6

12

6

Stress Concentrations

4.7

13

9

Handouts

14

11

Generalized Hooke’s Law

10.6

15

13

Torsion of Circular Shafts

5.1, 5.2

16

16

5.2

17

18

5.3

18

20

5.4

19

23

5.5

20

25

# Torsion of Solid Non-Circular Sections

5.6

21

27

Twisting of Thin-Walled Closed Sections

5.7

22

30

# Twisting of Thin-Walled Closed Sections (Continued)

5.7

23

Apr. 1

Shear & Bending Moment Diagrams–Method of Summations

6.1, 6.2

24

3

6.2

25

6

6.2

26

8

6.3

27

10

6.4

Lect.

Date

Section

28

Apr. 13

6.4

29

15

7.1, 7.2

30

17

7.3

31

20

7.4

32

22

7.4

33

24

8.1

34

27

8.2

35

29

8.2

36

May 1

8.2

37

4

8.2

38

6

# Transformation of Plane Stress

9.1, 9.2

39

8

Principal Normal Stresses & Maximum Shear Stresses

9.3

40

11

9.4

41

13

9.4

42

15

12.1, 12.2

43

18

12.3

44

20

12.3

45

22

# Statically Indeterminate Beams

12.6, 12.7

Major Exam Dates:

Exam # 1 : Monday, March 18, 2002   ,            6:30 p.m.   , Bldg. 4-125

Exam # 2 : Monday, April 29, 2002     ,            6:30 p.m.   , Bldg. 6-125

Quizzes                                                            :           5%

Class Work, Homework & Attendance            :            15%

First Exam                                                    :            25%

Second Exam                                                    :            25%

Final Exam                                                    :            30%

Note:       (1)     The University regulations regarding excessive absences will be strictly adhered to in this course.  See the Undergraduate Bulletin for details.

(2)     All homeworks are to be submitted neatly with a cover page in due date.  Late submission will not be accepted.

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## Weekly Homework Assignments

Spring  2001-2002

Homework #              Problems from the text

#1 :                 1-35, 41, 61, 67, 82, 82

#2 :                 2-3, 3-1, 7, 26, 35, 37, 44

#3 :                 4-4, 8, 15, 33, 38

#4 :                 4-39, 46, 50, 72, 75, 88, 91

#5 :                 10-43, 53, & 5-6, 12, 19

#6 :                 5-40, 53, 61, 74, 78

#7 :                 5-91, 98, 102, 106

#8 :                 6-1, 7, 15, 25, 29, 36

#9 :                 6-44, 47, 54, 73, 89

#10 :               7-5, 15, 24, 37, 39, 50

#11 :               8-3, 9, 23, 27, 29, 58, 60

#12 :               9-10, 16, 24, 37

#13 :               9-67, 71, 74, & 12-3, 16

#14 :               12-36, 39, 42, 46