CES Mechanics I

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Lecture “CES Mechanics I” is a mandatory course in the first semester of Bachelor study program “Computational Engineering Science”

Contact

Marek  Behr

Name

Marek Behr

Professor

Phone

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+49 241 80 99901

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Calendar WS 2018/19

Lecture: Mondays 13:30-15:00 E1

Exercise: Thursdays 12:30-13:15 E1

Guided exercise: Thursdays 13:15-14:00 E1

Office hour Prof. Behr: TBD

 

Instructors

Lecture: Prof. Marek Behr, Ph.D.

Exercises: Thomas Spenke, M.Sc., Stefan Haßler, M.Sc.

Content

This lecture covers two semesters and is held only for Computational Engineering Science students. In the first semester, the focus is on statics. Here everything is still in equilibrium. After a short introduction to vector calculus, we go ahead with the main topics.

The module consists of a lecture with 2 SWS and an exercise with 1 SWS, and carries 4 ECTS points. An optional hands-on exercise with 1 SWS is also offered.

Topics

  • forces and moments, couples
  • resultants, distributed loads
  • static equilibrium, free body diagrams
  • multi-body equilibrium
  • trusses, method of joints, method of sections
  • internal forces in beams and frames
  • friction, tipping, rolling resistance
  • numerical solution of statics problems

Literature

  1. D. Gross, W. Hauger, J. Schröder, W. Wall, Technische Mechanik 1: Statik , 13th edition, Springer
  2. W. Hauger, C. Krempaszky, W. Wall, E. Werner, Formeln und Aufgaben zu Technische Mechanik 1-3 , 9th edition, Springer

Examination

Written exam together with CES Mechanics II in the subsequent Summer semester.