EGR 245 Syllabus
Curricula in Which the Course is Taught: Science, Engineering, Liberal Arts
Course Number and Title: EGR 245 Engineering Mechanics – Dynamics
Credit Hours: 3 Hours/Wk
Lecture: 3 Hours/Wk Lab: Lec/Lab Comb: 3
I.
Catalog Description: Presents approach to kinematics of particles in linear and curvilinear
motion. Included kinematics of rigid bodies in a plane. Teaches Newton’s second
law, workenergy and power, impulse and momentum and problem solving using
computers.
II.
Relationship of the
Course to Curricula Objectives in which course is taught: This is a transfer level engineering course
that helps develop understanding of the basic principles of engineering
mechanics and their application to problems in the field of science and
engineering.
III.
Required Background: PHY241
IV.
Course Content:
1.
Kinematics
of a Particle
2.
Kinetics
of a particle in linear and curvilinear coordinates
3.
Kinetics
of a particle  Work and Energy
4.
Kinetics
of a particle  Impulse and Momentum
5.
Kinematics
of a rigid body
6.
Kinematics
of a rigid body – Motion in a plane
7.
Kinematics
of a rigid body – Work and Energy
8.
Kinematics
of a rigid body – Impulse and Momentum
9.
Kinematics of a rigid body in threedimensions
V. Learner
Outcomes: 
VI. Evaluation 

Students will be
able 
Students will be evaluated based upon their performance in
the classroom discussions, homework, tests, quizzes and other assignments as
deemed necessary by the faculty. 


A. To
demonstrate an understanding of linear and curvilinear motion. 


B. To
demonstrate an understanding of the Newton’s second law 


C. To
demonstrate an ability to apply Newton’s second law to motion in plane and in
3D 


D. To
demonstrate an ability to evaluate work, energy, power, impulse and momentum
for a particle and a rigid body under the influence of a net force. 
VII. This
course supports the following objectives
DCC
Objectives:
Communication
Critical Thinking
Quantitative Reasoning
Scientific Reasoning