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ENGR2:  STATICS


Course Description

Vector treatment of two- and three-dimensional force systems acting on particles and engineering structures in equilibrium. Topics include forces, moments, couples, resultants, equilibrium conditions, trusses, centroids, moment of inertia, beams, shear and moment diagrams, cables, fluids and friction. PREREQUISITE: Mathematics 1A and Mathematics 1B and Physics 4A with a grade of 'C' or better.


Learning Outcomes

  • Construct free-body diagrams.
  • Identify, set-up, and solve force problems in two- and three- dimensions.
  • Identify, compare, contrast, and analyze trusses, frames, and simple machines
  • Set-up and solve problems to locate the centroids of areas and volumes.
  • Identify, compare, contrast, set-up, and solve internal forces and bending moments in beams.
  • Identify, set-up, and solve for internal forces and bending moments in beams.
  • Identify, set-up, and calculate cable loads.
  • Identify, compare, contrast, set-up, and solve for frictional forces.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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