STA 201E  Statics
Course Objectives
1) Definition of force and moment vectors and give necessary vector algebra
2) Concept of equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies in plane and 3D space
3) information about support types and to give ability to calculate support reactions
4) equilibrium of structures and internal forces in trusses, and frames
5) information about distributed loads
6) information on moment of inertia
7) concept of virtual work
Course Description
principle of statics, force as a vector, forces in plane, forces in space, equilibrium, moment of a force, moment of a couple, equivalent systems of forces on rigid bodies, equilibrium in two dimensions, equilibrium in three dimensions, distributed forces: centroids and center of gravity, analysis of structures: trusses, frames and machines, internal forces in beams and cables, friction, moments of inertia of areas, moments of inertia of masses, method of virtual work.


Course Coordinator
Pınar Özdemir Çağlayan
Course Language
English


