STA 201E  Statics
Course Objectives
1. Definition of force and moment vectors and necessary vector algebra
2. Equilibrium of particle and rigid body (plane and space)
3. Supports and support reactions
4. 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
Cemil Kurtcebe
Course Language
English


