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ME 211: Statics

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An initial course in applied vector mechanics with emphasis on static equilibrium. Topics include forces, moments, couples, equivalent force-couple systems, centroids, distributed forces, and Coulomb friction. The application of the free body diagram in the analysis of static equilibrium of frames, machines and trusses is stressed.

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Limited to 2 Attempts


An initial course in applied vector mechanics with emphasis on static equilibrium. Topics include forces, moments, couples, equivalent force-couple systems, centroids, distributed forces, and Coulomb friction. The application of the free body diagram in the analysis of static equilibrium of frames, machines and trusses is stressed.

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

C or better in PHYS 160 and PHYS 161.

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