Apr 14, 2021  
2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
  
2020 - 2021 College Catalog
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MEC* 104 - Mechanics - Statics


3 credits
Analyzes the forces acting on various types of two- and three-dimensional structures in static equilibrium. Studies the composition and resolution of forces acting on beams, trusses, frames, and machines. Also covers centroids, distributed forces, moments of inertia, and friction. The laboratory portion provides problem-solving applications of the theory learned in the classroom, emphasizing engineering analysis and the preparation of written reports. Lecture Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): MAT* 175  or PHY* 121  or sufficient score on the mathematics placement test.



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