PHYS 321 Engineering Statics

A calculus treatment of statics applied to the equilibrium of rigid and elastic bodies, including fundamentals of mechanics, vector algebra, free body diagrams, equivalent force/moment systems, distributed forces, centroids and center of gravity, equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies, trusses, frames, beams, internal forces in structural members, friction, first and second moments of area and moments and products of inertia, and methods of virtual work and total potential energy.




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