**Engines and
Vehicles Technology Department **

__{Academic Year 1432-1433, 2nd Trimester}__

**Course Title:** __Mechanics
of Materials ____(MEV 4372)__

**Prerequisites: **MTH 4351, PHY 4352

**Credit hrs:** 3, (3-0-1)

**Course Teacher: **__Dr. Kassem Mourad __

**Class Schedule:**__ Mon. 10-11-12-13, (27800), Classroom
(15-G-18)__

**Office hours: **__Sat. 4, Sun. 5, Mon. 4, Tue. 5, (Office
15-S-30) __

**Course Objective:**

Develop a thorough understanding of the relations between the loads applied to a deformable body and the stresses and strains produced in the body.

**Topics:**

1- **Introduction: ***Physical
Quantities, SI System of Units, External Loads.*

2- **Simple Stresses:*** Normal
Stress, Shear Stress, Bearing Stress, Bending Stress and Torsion Stress, Properties
of Cross Sections: Area, Area Centroid, Second and Polar Moment of Area.*

3- **Strain:** *Simple
Strain, Stress-strain Diagram, Modulus of Elasticity, Axial Deformation, Shearing
Deformation, Poisson's Ratio.*

4- **Normal**, **Shear and
Moment Stresses in Beams**: *Types of load, Normal, Shear and Moment
Diagrams.*

6- **Beam Deflections**:
Elastic Curve of the Beam.

**Textbooks: **

References:

- __Engineering
Materials__: Properties and Selection ,
K.G. Budinski, Prentice Hall.

- __Strength
of Materials:__ R.S. Khurmi, S Chand & Company LTD., 23^{rd} Ed.,
2008.

- __www.thecartech.com__

Grade Distribution:

Attendance 6 point

Home works 20 point

Quizzes 20 point

Participation 4 point

Mid-term exam I 15 point

Mid-term exam II 15 point

Final exam
20 point

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Total 100 point

+ Additional work 3

__General rules__

__Attendance:__

· The student will be considered absent in a class after the teacher finishes taking the students attendance.

· The student will not be allowed to come into class after 20 minutes pass from the beginning of the class, unless he has a very good excuse.

· In case the student is absent three classes without official excuse he will not be permitted to attend the final exam.

· The student will be considered absent with excuse in case he brings an official excuse from the college administration.

· There will be two points’ deduction for each absence without permission.

· The student attendance should be in accordance with the college dress code.

__Homework and homework report:__

** **The homework and homework report should follow
the following instructions and rules:

· The homework report should be written on one face of A4 papers.

· The homework should be handwritten in pencil and the use of a computer will not be allowed unless otherwise stated.

· The exercise number and heading should be written before the answer.

· When writing the answer you should start by writing the formula used firs followed by your answer.

· The units used should be included in the final answer.

· The homework should have a cover having all the information needed and the report should be stapled.

· The homework should be handed in the beginning of the class on the assigned date.

·
__The homework that does not follow these rules will not be taken into
consideration. __

__The mid term exams:__

· In case the student misses one of the mid term exams without official excuse (permit), he will not have another exam and his grade in this exam will be null.

· In case the student misses one of the mid term exams with official excuse, the teacher of the course will take what he sees fit to evaluate the student.

· In case the student gets a low grade in the mid term exam, he will not have another chance or a make-up exam.

· The student should bring all the necessary tools needed for the exam (calculator, pencil, ….etc.)