**ME3351 Engineering Mechanics Study Materials**

Anna University – ME3351 Engineering Mechanics Regulation 2021 Syllabus , Notes , Important Questions, Question Paper with Answers Previous Year Question Paper.

**UNIT I STATICS OF PARTICLES ME3351 Engineering Mechanics Syllabus**

Fundamental Concepts and Principles, Systems of Units, Method of Problem Solutions, Statics of Particles -Forces in a Plane, Resultant of Forces, Resolution of a Force into Components, Rectangular Components of a Force, Unit Vectors. Equilibrium of a Particle- Newton’s First Law of Motion, Space and Free-Body Diagrams, Forces in Space, Equilibrium of a Particle in Space.

**UNIT II EQUILIBRIUM OF RIGID BODIES ME3351 Engineering Mechanics Notes**

Principle of Transmissibility, Equivalent Forces, Vector Product of Two Vectors, Moment of a Force about a Point, Varignon’s Theorem, Rectangular Components of the Moment of a Force, Scalar Product of Two Vectors, Mixed Triple Product of Three Vectors, Moment of a Force about an Axis, Couple – Moment of a Couple, Equivalent Couples, Addition of Couples, Resolution of a Given Force into a Force -Couple system, Further Reduction of a System of Forces, Equilibrium in Two and Three Dimensions – Reactions at Supports and Connections.

**UNIT III DISTRIBUTED FORCES ME3351 Engineering Mechanics Important Questions**

Centroids of lines and areas – symmetrical and unsymmetrical shapes, Determination of Centroids by Integration , Theorems of Pappus-Guldinus, Distributed Loads on Beams, Centre of Gravity of a Three-Dimensional Body, Centroid of a Volume, Composite Bodies , Determination of Centroids of Volumes by Integration. Moments of Inertia of Areas and Mass – Determination of the Moment of Inertia of an Area by Integration, Polar Moment of Inertia , Radius of Gyration of an Area , Parallel-Axis Theorem , Moments of Inertia of Composite Areas, Moments of Inertia of a Mass – Moments of Inertia of Thin Plates , Determination of the Moment of Inertia of a Three-Dimensional Body by Integration.

**UNIT IV FRICTION ME3351 Engineering Mechanics Question Papers**

The Laws of Dry Friction, Coefficients of Friction, Angles of Friction, Wedge friction, Wheel Friction, Rolling Resistance, Ladder friction.

**UNIT V DYNAMICS OF PARTICLES ME3351 Engineering Mechanics Question Banks**

Kinematics – Rectilinear Motion and Curvilinear Motion of Particles. Kinetics- Newton’s Second Law of Motion -Equations of Motions, Dynamic Equilibrium, Energy and Momentum Methods -Work of a Force, Kinetic Energy of a Particle, Principle of Work and Energy, Principle of Impulse and Momentum, Impact of bodies.

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**TEXTBOOKS: ME3351 Engineering Mechanics Questions and Answers**

1. Beer Ferdinand P, Russel Johnston Jr., David F Mazurek, Philip J Cornwell,

SanjeevSanghi, Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics and Dynamics, McGraw Higher

Education., 11thEdition, 2017.

2. Vela Murali, “Engineering Mechanics-Statics and Dynamics”, Oxford University Press,

2018.

**References:**

1. Boresi P and Schmidt J, Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics, 1/e, Cengage

learning, 2008.

2. Hibbeller, R.C., Engineering Mechanics: Statics, and Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics,

13th edition, Prentice Hall, 2013.

3. Irving H. Shames, Krishna Mohana Rao G, Engineering Mechanics – Statics and Dynamics,

4thEdition, Pearson Education Asia Pvt. Ltd., 2005.

4. Meriam J L and Kraige L G, Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Engineering Mechanics:

Dynamics, 7th edition, Wiley student edition, 2013.

5. Timoshenko S, Young D H, Rao J V and SukumarPati, Engineering Mechanics, 5thEdition,

McGraw Hill Higher Education, 2013.

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