ESM 2204: Mechanics of Deformable Bodies

Spring 2012
M,W,F: 12:20-1:10PM, SURGE 104D, CRN: 13167

Virginia Tech
College of Engineering

INSTRUCTOR:Ronald D. Kriz, 300C Norris,, 231-4386
Office hours, MWF 1:30-3:30PM
NOTE: Email is the best way to contact me
Help Sessions      Graduate Teaching Assistant
Help Session, Norris Rm306:
      Monday: 10-11am, 1-5pm, 6-8pm
      Tuesday: 10-11am, 1-5pm, 6-8pm
Wednesday: 10-11am, 1-5pm, 6-8pm
    Thursday: 10-11am, 1-5pm, 6-8pm
         Friday: 10-11am, 1-3pm
Textbook Mechanics of Materials, Fifth Edition, by Beer, Johnston, DeWolf and Mazurek
The official textbook for Spring 2011 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 Scholar
Three common-time tests 7:00-8:30, see class schedule for location
Weekly concept quizes, solutions posted at this web-site

Common time FINAL EXAM:

Tuesday, May 7, 2012, 11:05 a.m. -> 1:05 p.m
Location MCB100
NOTE: Students authorized for extra time can start
two hours early . Location & time TBA.
Important Dates: TBA
January 23, Last day to add classes and to add or drop audit option
February 27, Last day to drop without grade penalty
April 27, Last day to apply for course withdrawal

We have provided the following web links and downloadable files:
Syllabus and schedule TBA for Spring 2011 will be posted as soon
as they become available. Use old links below as examples.

Engineering Science and Mechanics: 2204, Spring 2011

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