King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
STRUCTURAL
MECHANICS I
CE 203
Second Semester 20022003 (Term 022)
Text: Mechanics of Materials (4^{th} ed.) by R.C. Hibbeler (1999)
Instructor: Dr. Mesfer M. AlZahrani
Office : 155420 Tel. : 8604093
Email : mesferma@kfupm.edu.sa
COURSE OUTLINE & SCHEDULE
Lect. 
Date 
Subject 
Section 
1 
Feb.24, 2001 
Introduction, Equilibrium 
1.1, 1.2 
2 
26 
Stress; 
1.3 (partial), 1.4 
3 
Mar. 01 
Average Shear Stress 
1.5 
4 
03 
Bearing Stress 
Handouts 
5 
05 
Factor of Safety; Bearing Stress 
1.6, 1.7 
6 
08 
Def. of Strain, StressStrain Diagrams 
2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2 
7 
10 
Hooke’s Law; Material Behavior; Poisson’s Ratio 
3.3, 3.4, 3.6 
8 
12 
Deformation of Axially Loaded Members 
4.2, 4.3 
9 
15 
Statically Indet. Axially Loaded Members 
4.4, 4.5 
10 
17 
Thermal Stresses and Thermal Strain 
4.6 
11 
19 
Thermal Stress (Continued) 
4.6 
12 
22 
Stress Concentrations 
4.7 
13 
24 
Stress Components Under General Loading 
1.3 (partial) 
14 
26 
Generalized Hooke’s Law 
10.6 
15 
29 
EXAM I – Saturday Evening 
 
16 
31 
Torsion of Circular Shafts

5.1, 5.2 
17 
Apr. 02 
Transmission
Shafts and Gears (Continued)

5.3 
18 
05 
Angle of
Twist

5.4 
19 
07 
Statically
Indeterminate Shafts

5.5 
20 
09 
Torsion of
Solid NonCircular Sections

5.6 
21 
12 
Twisting of ThinWalled Closed Sections 
5.7 
22 
14 
Twisting of
ThinWalled Closed Sections (Continued)

5.7, 11.4 
23 
16 
Shear & Bending Moment Diagrams–Method of Summations 
6.1, 6.2 
24 
19 
Shear &
Bending Moment Diagrams–Graphical Method

6.2 
25 
21 
Shear &
Bending Moment Diagrams–Graphical Method

6.2 
26 
23 
Bending
Stresses in Straight Beams

6.3 
Lect. 
Date 
Subject

Section 
27 
26 
The Flexure
Formula

6.4 
28 
28 
" " (Continued)

6.4 
29 
30 
Shear in
Straight Beams, Shear Formula

7.1, 7.2 
30 
May 03 
Shear Stress
in Beams

7.3 
31 
05 
Shear Flow

7.4, 11.1, 11.2 
32 
07 
Stresses in
ThinWalled Pressure Vessels

8.1 
33 
10 
EXAM II  Saturday Evening

 
34 
12 
Compound

8.2 
35 
14 
Compound

8.2 
36 
17 
Compound
Shear Stress

8.2 
37 
19 
Compound
Normal/Shear Stress

8.2 
38 
21 
Transformation
of Plane Stress

9.1, 9.2 
39 
24 
Principal Normal Stresses & Maximum Shear Stresses 
9.3 
40 
26 
Mohr’s Circle

9.4 
41 
28 
Mohr’s Circle
(Continued)

9.4 
42 
31 
Beam
Deflection; Moment – Equation

12.1, 12.2 
43 
June 02 
Beam
Deflections by Singularity Functions

12.3 
44 
04 
Singularity
Functions Method (Continued)

12.3 
45 
07 
Statically
Indeterminate Beams

12.6, 12.7 
Grade Distribution:
Class Work [Attendance, Homework & Quizzes] : 15%
First Exam : 25%
Second Exam : 25%
Final Exam : 35%
Note: (1) The University regulations regarding excessive absences will be strictly adhered to in this course. See the Undergraduate Bulletin.
(2) All homeworks are to be submitted in a suitable engineering format with a cover page in due date. Late submission, without prior approval, will not be accepted.
(3) Do not copy homeworks. If you need any help, see me during office hours.