This is a preparatory course for students to write the Transport Canada Applied Mechanics 1 examination paper towards their Transport Canada 1st Class “Motor” Certificate of Competency. All topics covered in this course are listed in TP 2293E under 26.4 – APPLIED MECHANICS (EXAMINATION CODE: 1APM), and these are: Statics; Forces; Friction; Kinematics; Dynamics; Machines; Stress and strain; Beams; Struts; Torsion; Thin shells; Hydrostatics and hydraulics.
- 2nd Class Engineering Certificate (steam and/or motor).
Below is one offering of MENG 1103 for the Fall 2022 term.
At the end of this course, the student will be able to perform calculations to determine:
- Determine the resultant and equilibrant of a system of concurrent coplanar forces.
- Determine the centre of gravity of common geometrical shapes.
- Calculate work done at uniform speed up the plane.
- Determine coefficient of friction, friction angle, energy, and power loss due to friction in simple bearings.
- Solve problems of linear motion.
- Solve problems of angular motion.
- Solve work, power, and energy problems.
- Determine the power transmitted in belts and gears.
- Calculate stress in thin rim due to centrifugal action.
- Calculate mechanical advantage and efficiency of simple lifting machines.
- Calculate stress, strain, and working stress, and ultimate tensile strength, factor of safety, and modulus of elasticity of a steel specimen.
- Draw the shearing force and bending moment diagrams for cantilevers and simple supported beams with concentrated or uniformly-distributed loads.
- Calculate using strut formulae, the stresses in short columns due to eccentric loading.
- Calculate strength, stiffness, and stress due to torsion of solid and hollow shafts, also the power transmitted by shafts and coupling bolts.
- Calculate circumferential and longitudinal stresses in thin cylindrical shells subject to internal pressure.
- Determine the change in fluid pressure with depth, and calculate the total force due to liquid pressure on immersed plane surfaces, both horizontal and vertical.
- Determine the flow through pipes and orifices under constant head, and calculate the effect on flow through pipes and fittings due to friction.
- Draw inlet and outlet velocity diagrams of centrifugal pumps.
Effective as of Winter 2016
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