May 26, 2024  
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MECE 2230U – Statics


This course provides fundamental engineering knowledge of static systems, bodies at rest, force and moment equilibrium of rigid bodies, and mechanics of materials and deformable bodies. Course topics include: forces; moments of forces; couples; resultant and equilibrium of force systems; distributed loads; equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies; analysis of structures including beams, structural analyses including trusses, frames and machines; mechanical joints, the concept of internal forces, shear and moment forces and diagrams, relations between distributed load, shear and moments; friction forces on mechanical components, centroid, moment of inertia, parallel axis theory, Mohr’s circle for moment of inertia, concept of virtual work.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Tutorial hours: 1
Prerequisite(s): PHY 1010U  and MATH 1020U  



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