
EGR 180  Statics Credits: 3 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Practicum Hours: 0 Work Experience: 0 Course Type: Open This course includes the vector and scalar analysis of coplanar and noncoplanar force systems, equilibrium concepts, friction, centroids, moments and products of inertia. Mohr’s circle, radius of gyration, internal forces, shear and bending moment diagram. Prerequisite: PHY 213 . Corequisite: MAT 217 must be taken concurrently with or prior to this course Competencies
 Summarize General Principles of Statics
 Compare and Contrast Vectors and Scalars
 Define Force
 Define Concurrent Force Systems
 Explain the Principle of Transmissibility
 Calculate the Resultant of Two Concurrent Forces
 Calculate the Resultant of Three or more Concurrent Forces
 Resolve a force into components
 Calculate the Resultants by rectangular components of a force
 Understand Statics of Particles
 Construct Free Body Diagrams
 Define Equilibrium Conditions of a particle
 Analyze the effects of forces and moments on Rigid Bodies
 Define Moments
 Define Couples
 Calculate the Resolution of a force into a force and couple
 Calculate Resultants
 Calculate Distributed Forces
 Calculate the Center of mass and gravity
 Calculate the Centroids of volumes, areas and lines
 Calculate the Centroids of composite bodies
 Understand Theorems of Pappus and Guldinus
 Calculate the Distributed loads on a beam
 Calculate the Forces on submerged surfaces
 Understand Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies
 Construct Free body diagrams
 Calculate Equilibrium in 2D
 Calculate Equilibrium in 3D
 Understand Trusses, Frames and Machines
 Calculate equilibrium conditions for Plane Trusses
 Calculate equilibrium conditions for Space Trusses
 Calculate equilibrium conditions for Frames and Machines
 Understand Internal Forces in Structural Members
 Calculate Axial Force and Torque in Bars and Shafts
 Calculate Axial Force, Shear force and Bending Moments in Beams
 Construct Shear force and Bending Moment Diagrams
 Analyze Flexible Cables
 Understand Friction
 Understand Coulomb Friction
 Understand Dry Friction
 Understand Rolling Resistance
 Calculate Moments of Inertia
 Calculate Second Moment of Plane Areas
 Calculate Principle Second Moments
 Calculate Moments of Inertia
 Calculate Principle Moments of Inertia
 Use Virtual Work to solve equilibrium problems
 Define Work and Virtual Work
 Understand Principle of Virtual Work and Equilibrium
 Understand Principle of Potential Energy and Equilibrium
 Calculate Stability of Equilibrium
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