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Fall 2017
Mar 18, 2018
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MET 11800 - Applied Mechanics: Statics
Associated Term: Fall 2017
Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the concept of a resultant force for systems of forces.2. Calculate the resultant force for a system of forces acting on a body.3. Understand the concept of components of a force.4. Calculate the components of a resultant force.5. Understand the principle of moments.6. Solve for the moment caused by force acting about any point on a rigid body.7. Understand the principle of transmissibility.8. Demonstrate the use of the principle of transmissibility to solve for reaction or for forces causing stress in members of a truss.9. Understand Varignon���������s Theorem.10. Demonstrate the use of Varignon���������s Theorem to solve for the location of resultant forces and to locate the centroid of an area.11. Solve for the reaction forces at the supports of a rigid body at rest.12. Understand the Method of Joints.13. Calculate the force in members of a truss using the Method of Joints.14. Understand the Method of Sections.15. Calculate the force in members of a truss using the Method of Sections.16. Understand the process of Pin Reaction-Method of Members to calculate the pin reactions at joint of rigid frames which have 3-force members.17. Calculate the force at the pins connecting frames using Pin Reaction-Method of members.18. Understand the difference between Centroids and Centers of Gravity.19. Be able to locate Centroids and Center of Gravity for rigid bodies at rest.20. Understand the concept of Moment of Inertia.21. Calculate the Moment of Inertia of a composite cross-sectional area.22. Understand the concept of Radius of Gyration and how it���������s used as a determinate of bending in compression members.23. Calculate the Radius of Gyration for any given cross-sectional area.
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