EGR210  Engineering Statics [e]
I: Course Description II: Student Learning Outcomes III: Course Objectives IV: Topical Outline
Section I: Course Description Print Outline
Division: Academic Programs
Revision: L. Nguyen
Effective Date: November 2001
Status: Unpublished

Department: Engineering (EGR)
Curriculum: Engineering
Course Title: Engineering Statics [e]
Course Number: EGR210
Type Of Course: Academic Transfer
Course Length: 1 quarter
Credit Hours: 5
Lecture Hours: 55
Lab Hours: 0
Class Size: 25
Prerequisites: MAT 125 (Calculus with Analytical Geometry) and EGR 140 (Introduction to Engineering Problems) or PHY 201 (Engineering Physics)

Course Description
This is a study of force systems acting on bodies which are not in motion. Includes analysis for forces of trusses, frames and machine components; additional topics are friction, location of centroids, and evaluation of area moments of inertia.
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Student Learning Outcomes
1. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving – Analyze and apply principles of engineering mechanics.2. Computation – Utilize College Algebra and Calculus to solve engineering problems.3. Technology – Use current data/information in engineering mechanics.4. Information Literacy – Access and use information from a variety of resources/data.5. Personal Responsibility – Take pride and value in one’s own work
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General Course Objectives
At the end of the course the student will:1. Acquire knowledge in basic principles of engineering mechanics.2. Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental properties of force systems and vectors.3. Draw complete free-body diagrams of whole or part mechanisms.4. Apply the equations of equilibrium, SF = 0, SM = 0 to the three-dimensional system.5. Apply these principles in the analysis of structures, both frames to support loads and machines to transmit loads.6. Apply the friction laws for dry surfaces to both flat surfaces and flat belts. Determine if motion is impending.7. Locate centroids of simple and composite area.8. Determine the moment of inertia of simple and composite area.9. Assess individual ability in using the mathematical problem solving process.
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Topical Course Outline

	             APPROX. HOURS

I.	Principles of Statics		           1
II.	Force Vectors		                   6
III.	Equilibrium of a Particle	           4
IV.	Force System Resultants     	           8
V.	Equilibrium of a Rigid Body	           7
VI.	Structural Analysis		          15
VII.	Friction		                   4
VIII.	Center of Gravity and Centroid	           3
IX.	Moment of Inertia		           4
X.	Evaluation		                   3
				     Total	  66

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