**Statics Syllabus ET-224**

**Engineering Mechanics**

**3 Semester Credit Hours**

**20012-13**

**Course Descriptions:** An introductory study of statics including: equilibrium, free body diagrams, moments, shear and moment diagrams, and friction.

**Prerequisite:** ET-129

**Text:** Fa-Hwa Cheng; Statics and Strength of Materials; 2^{nd} edition; McGraw-Hill Co.; 1997

**Learning Outcomes: **As a result of instruction in this course, students will be able to:

Given a statically determinate problem involving known and

Unknown geometry and forces,

1. Correctly construct the associated free body diagram

2. Determine all associated force

3. Determine the geometry.

**Course Topics:**

Curricular Components |
Lecture Hours |

Introduction and course syllabus |
1 |

Fundamental Concepts and Principles |
7 |

Review of Composition and Resolution of Forces |
8 |

Equilibrium and Free-Body Diagrams |
9 |

Moments and couples |
7 |

Concurrent and Non-Current Forces Systems |
8 |

Analysis of Structures (Trusses) |
5 |

**Class/Laboratory Schedule: ** Lecture: 3 sessions/week – 50 minutes each

**Course contribution in meeting ABET Criterion 5:**

This course provides a prerequisite foundation of knowledge necessary for the technical specialties.

**Relationship of Course to Program Outcomes:**

1-3 Apply mathematical and physics formulae

4-1 Write organized and accurate lab reports

6-2 Demonstrate personal responsibility