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ME 27100 - Basic Mechanics I (Statics) |

Credit Hours: 3.00. (CE 27101) Review of vector algebra and equilibrium. Hydrostatics, virtual work, static stability, friction. First and second moments of areas, volumes, and masses, center of gravity. Credit is not allowed for both CE 27101 and ME 27100.
3.000 Credit hours Syllabus Available Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture Offered By: Regional Campus Only
Course Attributes: Lower Division May be offered at any of the following campuses: Northwest- Westville Northwest- Hammond Learning Outcomes: 1. Solve particle equilibrium problems in two dimensional space. 2. Solve particle equilibrium problems in three dimensional space. 3. Solve problems involving Moment of a force about a point or axis and problems involving couples of forces. 4. Solve rigid body equilibrium problems in two dimensional space. 5. Solve rigid body equilibrium problems in three dimensional space. 6. Determine the centroids and centers of gravity of two and three dimensional objects. 7. Analyze equivalent forces of distributed loads on beams. 8. Analyze trusses by the methods of joints and by the method of sections. 9. Draw shear-force and bending-moment diagrams in beams. 10. Analyze parabolic and catenary cables. 11. Solve engineering problems involving static and kinetic friction. 12. Determine the area and mass moments of inertia. 13. Solve equilibrium problems using Method of Virtual Work and Potential Energy Method. |