STA 201  Statics
Course Objectives
• To teach force and moment vectors and necessary vector algebra.
• To teach equilibrium of particle and rigid body (plane and space).
• To teach supports and support reactions.
• To teach equilibrium of structures, internal forces (trusses, frames, cables, machines).
Course Description
Principles of mechanics, Vectors and vector algebra, Force systems, Equilibrium of particles, Equilibrium of rigid bodies, Friction, Center of gravity, Distributed forces acting on beams and submerged surfaces, Shear force, bending moment diagrams, Cables and chains, The method of virtual work, Potential energy and equilibrium, the stability of equilibrium.


Course Coordinator
Hacı İbrahim Keser
Course Language
Turkish


