Tutorial Group
Group Room No. Name of the Tutor
T1 L1 Dr. A. Dalal
T2 L2 Dr. Satyajit Panda
T3 L3 Dr. Deepak Sharma
T4 L4 Dr. M Ravi Sankar
T5 1006 Dr. Ganesh Natrajan
T6 1G1 Dr. C. Somayaji
T7 1G2 Dr. Swarup Bag
T8 1207 Prof. Sudip Talukdar
T9 2101 Dr. Arbind Singh
T10 2102 Prof. Anjan Dutta
T11 3202 Dr. Kaustubh Dasgupta
T12 4001 Dr. Bishnupada Mandal
T13 4G3 Prof. V. S. Moholkar
T14 4G4 Dr. A. K. Golder
ME 101: Engineering Mechanics

Dr. Rajib Kumar Bhattacharjya

Dept. of Civil Engineering

Room No. 105 (M Block)

Phone No. 2428

Email: rkbc@iitg.ernet.in

Dr. Arunasis Chakraborty

Dept. of Civil Engineering

Room No. (M Block)

Phone No. 2430

Email: arunasis@iitg.ernet.in

Prof. Uday S. Dixit

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Room No. 201 (D Block)

Phone No. 3434

Email: kpmech@iitg.ernet.in

Dr. Poonam Kumari

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Room No. 206 (D Block)

Phone No. 2657

Email: uday@iitg.ernet.in

Syllabus          Books          Class Calendar          Method of Assessment     Attendance (DIV II&IV)
Lecture 01-03
Lecture 04-05
Lecture 06-08
Lecture 09-12
Lecture 13-15
Lecture 16-18
Lecture 19-21
Tutorial 01 Solution
Tutorial 02 Solution
Tutorial 03 Solution
Tutorial 04 Solution
Tutorial 05 Solution
Tutorial 06 Solution
Quiz01 Solution
Mid Semester Exam Solution






Basic principles: Equivalent force system; Equations of equilibrium; Free body diagram; Reaction; Static indeterminacy. Structures: Difference between trusses, frames and beams, Assumptions followed in the analysis of structures; 2D truss; Method of joints; Method of section; Frame; Simple beam; types of loading and supports; Shear Force and bending Moment diagram in beams; Relation among load, shear force and bending moment. Friction: Dry friction; Description and applications of friction in wedges, thrust bearing (disk friction), belt, screw, journal bearing (Axle friction); Rolling resistance. Virtual work and Energy method: Virtual Displacement; Principle of virtual work; Applications of virtual workprinciple to machines; Mechanical efficiency; Work of a force/couple (springs etc.); Potential energy and equilibrium; stability. Center of Gravity and Moment of Inertia: First and second moment of area; Radius of gyration; Parallel axis theorem; Product of inertia, Rotation of axes and principal moment of inertia; Moment of inertia of simple and composite bodies. Mass moment of inertia. Kinematics of Particles: Rectilinear motion; Curvilinear motion; Use of Cartesian, polar and spherical coordinate system; Relative and cons trained motion; Space curvilinear motion. Kinetics of Particles: Force, mass and acceleration; Work and energy; Impulse and momentum; Impact problems; System of particles. Kinematics and Kinetics of Rigid Bodies: Translation; Fixed axis rotational; General plane motion; Coriolis acceleration; Work-energy; Power; Potential energy; Impulse-momentum and associated conservation principles; Euler equations of motion and its application.



  1. J. L. Meriam and L. G. Kraige, Engineering Mechanics, Vol I - Statics, Vol II - Dynamics, 5th Ed., John Wiley, 2002

  2. I. H. Shames,  Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics, 4th Ed., PHI, 2002.

  3. F. P. Beer and E. R. Johnston, Vector Mechanics for Engineers, Vol I - Statics, Vol II - Dynamics, 3rd Ed., Tata McGraw Hill, 2000

  4. R. C. Hibbler,  Engineering Mechanics,  Vols. I and II, Pearson Press, 2002

Method of Assessment




Mid-semester Exam


End-semester Exam






Class room participation





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