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Statics and Strength of Materials - Civil Engineering Technology

Course Number: 10607148
Credits: 2.00

Course Description

10-607-148 STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS - CIVIL ...focuses on force analysis, resultants and equilibrium of coplanar force systems, centroids, center of gravity, area moment of inertia, basic relationships of stress and strain from applied forces. Properties of materials are also covered. (Prerequisites: 10-804-195, College Algebra w/ Apps; 10-804-196, Trigonometry w/ Apps; 10-806-154, General Physics 1)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

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Course Competencies

  1. Summarize principles of statics
  2. Calculate resultants of coplanar force systems
  3. Calculate the three components of equilibrium of coplanar force systems
  4. Calculate centroids and centers of gravity
  5. Calculate area moments of inertia
  6. Analyze stresses from applied forces
  7. Analyze strains from applied forces
  8. Analyze deformation from applied forces
  9. Characterize the properties of building materials
  10. Identify stress considerations based on thermal effects