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ENGR& 214 - Statics

5 Credits
Covers scalar and vector analysis of force systems, equilibrium analysis for 2- and 3-D structures, distributed forces and centroids for the analysis of beams. Includes friction applications. Vector and matrix methods used throughout the course.

Pre-requisite(s) MATH&152 with a min 2.0 and PHYS 201 with a min 2.0 or concurrent enrollment in PHYS 201

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Designed to Serve This class is designed for students pursuing engineering degrees.
Active Date 20210311T08:50:10

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Science

Course Outline

  • Vectors
  • Forces, moments and couples
  • Resultant force systems
  • Free-body diagrams and equilibrium
  • Truss analysis
  • Frame and machine analysis
  • External and internal beam forces
  • Shear and moment diagrams
  • Friction
  • Centroids and centers of mass/gravity
  • Area moments of inertia

Student Learning Outcomes
Students will analyze two and three dimensional structures based on the principles of mechanics

Students will apply vector, matrix, and computer methods for problem analysis

Students will use effective presentation skills to discuss engineering problems

Students will correctly apply writing standards to discuss engineering problems

Students will apply principles of statics in engineering design process

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