MTH 153: Basic Mechanics (2, 2, 3)

Department
Civil Engineering
Level
Undergraduate
Semester
First Semester

Objective:

The objective is for students to understand the concepts of basic engineering mechanics involving basic principles in statics and dynamics with simple applications.

Fundamentals of static equilibrium.

Vector Algebra. Forces, moments, equivalent force systems. Free body diagrams and equilibrium problems in two and three dimensions.

Analysis of structures and machines. Centroids and moments of inertia, Energy methods, etc.