Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. FMEA01 overlap following cours/es: FME012, FME052, FMEA05 och FME052. Compulsory for: M1, MD1. Course coordinator: Prof. Solveig Melin, och Univ.lekt. Aylin Ahadi,, Mekanik. Recommended prerequisits: Linear algebra, One dimensional analysis. Assessment: Written exam and hand in exercise in statics. Home page:

The aim of the course is to:

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Statics: Moment and force systems in 2 and 3 dimensions. Free-body diagrams and equilibrium of material bodies. Section forces and equilibrium in beams and frames. Distributed forces, centre of mass, beams and hydrostatics. Friction. Virtual work, potential energy and stability. The mechanics of wedge and screw.

Dynamics: Newton’s laws. Kinematics and kinetics of particles in straight and curved motion, natural and polar co-ordinates. Energy and work. Momentum and impulse, moments of momentum and impulse moments. Impact.

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