Course Title : Engineering Mechanics I
Course Code : ME126
Course Duration: 1 Semester
Credit Units: (3+1) 4 credit
Teacher: Engr, Anam Shahzadi
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Phone/email: ashahzadi45@gmail.com
Course Outline :
1. Introduction to subject
2. Force system
3. Equilbirium
4. Structures
5. Friction
Course prerequisites:
Following topics are the prerequiisites of Engineering Mechanics I. The detail is given below
rectangular components, moment, couples, resultant of forces, moments and couples (two and three dimensional systems).
equilibrium equations for two and three dimensional systems. Free body diagram, two force and three force members
Plane trusses, method of joints, method of sections, frames and machine analysis. Forces in beams and cables
Types of friction, dry friction, application of friction
Course Learning outcomes:
S. No 
CLO 
Domain 
Taxonomy Level 
PLO 
1 
Comprehend concepts of vectors and scalors,forces moments and couples. 
Cognitive 
2 
1 
2 
Apply the learned concept of forces, moments and couples to solve problemsof equilbirium in 2D and 3D 
Cognitive 
3 
2 
3 
Analyze structures as plaane trusses, frames and machines for reaction forces 
Cognitive 
4 
2 
4 
Apply the concepts of mechanics to solve probleems of friction 
Cognitive 
3 
2 
Textbooks to be used for the course:
1. Vector Mechanics for Engineers by Beer and Johnston
2. Engineering Mechanics (statics) by J. L Meriam
3. Engineering Mechanics (statics) by R.C.Hibbeler
Description of System of Evaluation (Exam, assignments etc)
1. Quiz1:5%
2. Term Paper: 30%
3.Quiz2 :5%
4. Assignment: 5%
5. Final Paper: 50%
6. Attendance: 5%
Weekly Plan:
Weeks 
Lectures and topics 
Week 1 
Introduction +course outline 
Week 2 
Chp 1 Introduction to statics, basic concepts,scalrs and vectors,Newtons law 
Week 3 
Chp 1 Law of gravitation, problems 
Week 4 
Chp 2 Introduction to force system,two dimensional force system 
Week 5 
Chp 2 Rectangular components,moment,couple with problems 
Week 6 
Chp 2 Resultants,Three dimensional force system with problems 
Week 7 
Quiz1 chp 1+chp 2 
Week 8 
Mid Term (online) by assigning the topics to each student of class 
Week 9 
Chp 3 Introduction to Equilbirium, Equilbirium in two dimensions,system isolation and free body diagram

Week 10 
Chp 3 Equilbirium conditions, Equilbirium in three dimensions with problems 
Week 11 
Chp 4 Introduction to structures, plane trusses 
Week 12 
Chp 4 Method of joints, Method of sections with problems 
Week 13 
Chp 5 Introduction to beam, Types of beams with problems 
Week 14 
Quiz 2 Chp 3+Chp 4+Chp 5 
Week 15 
Chp 6 Introduction to friction,Friction phenomena,Types of friction 
Week 16 
Chp 6 Dry Friction, Problems discussion 
Key dates and time of class meetings:
Semester Start: 24 February 2020
Course 
Monday 
Friday 
ME126 
09:3011:00 
09:3011 