GE 201 : Statics

Force systems; vector analysis, moments and couples in 2D and 3D. Equilibrium of force systems. Analysis of structures; plan trusses and frames. Distributed force system; centroids and composite bodies. Area moments of inertia. Analysis of beams. Friction.

Students completing this course successfully will be able to

  1. Analyze 2D and 3D force system and calculate moment about any point/axis in a 2D and 3D structures
  2. Analyze truss, beam, and frame structures using equilibrium equations
  3. Locate centroid of regular and composite cross-sections
  4. Evaluate area moment of inertia of engineering cross sections about different axes.
  5. Analyze and solve friction related equilibrium problems
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