GE Spring Term Engineering Mechanics III Prof Mark Wurtz by principalbelding


									                         GE 226.3 – 2009 Spring Term
                          Engineering Mechanics III
                                     Prof. Mark Wurtz
                                Office: Room 151 Physics

                 Class web site -

This class includes both lecture and laboratory components, together with weekly assignments.
These assignments are critical to your understanding of the course material, so please put a high
priority on doing the assignments and submitting them on time.

Textbook:            Hibbeler, R.C., Engineering Mechanics – Statics and Dynamics, 11th edition
Lab Manual:          You will need to buy the GE 226 lab manual at the bookstore.

Course Outline:

   1. Relative velocity, relative acceleration                 Chapter 16
   2. Moments of Inertia                                       Chapter 17
   3. Kinetics of Rigid Bodies
      (i) Force-acceleration                                   Chapter 17
      (ii) Work-energy                                         Chapter 18
      (iii) Impulse-momentum                                   Chapter 19

Mark allocation:            60%   Final Exam
                            15%   Laboratory
                            15%   Midterm Exam
                            10%   Assignments

Midterm Exam:        Thursday, February 12, 2009, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Students who have previously taken GE 226.3 and who wish to claim exemption for the
laboratory must obtain permission from Stan Shadick (Room 132.1 Physics, Ph. 966-6434,

The labs begin on Tuesday January 6, 2009. The complete lab schedule is
available on the GE 226 website

Contact Mr. Shadick if you have any questions
Academic Integrity:

All students are expected to conduct themselves with academic honesty and integrity, and are
expected to be familiar with the University's regulations in this regard, as explained at the
following website:

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