ESM 2204: Mechanics of Deformable Bodies

Fall 2008
T,Th: 3:30-4:45PM, Litton Reaves 1670, CRN: 92829

Virginia Tech
College of Engineering

INSTRUCTOR:Ronald D. Kriz, 3030 Torgersen,, 231-2062
Office hours, Wednesday 3-5pm
NOTE: Email is the best way to contact me
Help Sessions Help Session just before class
T,Th 2:00pm-3:00pm, Litton Reaves 1760
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     Graduate Teaching Assistant
Homework Help Session, Norris 126
Monday: 10:30am-12:30pm, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:30am-12:30pm, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Wednesday: 10:30am-12:30pm, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:30am-12:30am, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Text Mechanics of Materials, Fifth Edition, by Beer, Johnston, DeWolf and Mazurek
NOTE: The fourth edition used last year has different assigned problems.
The official textbook for Fall08 semester is the fifth edition
Prerequisite ESM2104: Statics
Letter Grades A:100-93 A-:92-90
B+:89-87 B:86-83 B-:82-80
C+:79-77 C:76-73 C-:72-70
D+:69-67 D:66-63 D-:62-60

Grade Breakdown: Quizes 15%, 3 Tests 60%, Final Exam 25%

Grades will be posted on Blackboard

Three common time tests, 7:00-8:30pm, CHEMP 140:

Common time FINAL EXAM:
Wednesday, December 17, 2008, 11:05am-1:05pm
Location: McBryde 100
NOTE: Students authorized for extra time can start
two hours early in Torgersen 3050A Conference Room.
Important Dates:
August 29, Last day to add
October 3, Last day to drop
December 5, Last day to apply for course withdrawal

We have provided the following files to be downloaded:

Engineering Science and Mechanics: 2204, Fall 2008

Any comments and suggestions about the material presented above contact
Ronald D. Kriz at
Virginia Tech
College of Engineering