Description

Principles of engineering statics including basic concepts, resultants, force-couple relationships, equilibrium diagrams, equilibrium analysis, three dimensional structures, two-dimensional frames, trusses, beams and friction.

Grading Basis

Graded

Prerequisite Courses

Prerequisites

MATH& 152 and, PHYS& 222 or PHYS& 116 or Instructor Permission

### Course Learning Outcomes

### Core Topics

- Units of measurement, numerical calculations, scalars and vectors, vector addition
- Systems of forces (co-planar), equilibrium of a particle, free-body diagrams
- Force system resultants
- Equilibrium of a rigid body
- Structural analysis
- Internal forces: shear, strain, and stress
- Friction
- Center of gravity and centroid
- Moments of inertia
- Virtual work