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Engineering Mechanics (E MCH)

E MCH 210 Statics and Strength of Materials (5) Equilibrium of particles, rigid bodies, frames, trusses, beams, columns; stress and strain analysis of rods, beams, pressure vessels.

E MCH 210 Statics and Strength of Materials (5)

This course is a combination of E MCH 211 and E MCH 213. Students taking E MCH 210 may not take E MCH 211 or 213 for credit, or vice versa. Students will learn how forces and moments acting on rigid and deformable bodies affect reactions both inside and outside the bodies. Students will study the external reactions, and their inter-relationships; the discipline of statics (E MCH 211), as well as the associated internal forces and deformations, quantified by their corresponding stresses and strains; the discipline of strength of materials (E MCH 213). The student will be able to analyze and design simple structural components based bon deflection, strength, or stability. Students will be prepared to analyze and design simple structures and take upper division courses in mechanics of materials and structural analysis and design. Students will communicate their analysis through the use of free-body diagrams and logically arranged equations.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 1983
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MATH 141

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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