Class Restriction And Registration Summary 
CE 20150  Section 01: Statics (CRN 12536)
 

Course Description: Introduction to systems of forces and couples; vector mechanics. Equilibrium of rigid bodies. Internal forces and moments, trusses and beams, distributed loads and properties of areas. Friction and virtual work. Kinematics and kinetics of particle motion. Systems of particles. Fall. Associated Term: Fall Semester 2011 Campus: Main Credits: 3 Grade Mode: Standard Letter Course may not be repeated Prerequisites: (EG 10111 or EG 10112) and (MATH 10560) and (PHYS 10310) Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Employee NonDegree (EM) , St. Mary's College (SM) , Undergraduate NonDegree (UD) , Undergraduate (UG) Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses: Main (M) Course Attributes: EESE  EE Science Electives , EETE  EE Technical Electives , ZTST  Final exam

Course Objectives 

student should be able to present engineering calculations in a neat, orderly, logical format. 
Students should be understand the basic concept of a system in equilibrium: forces balance and moment balance. 
Students should be able to draw accurate, precise, neat freebody diagrams for systems in equilibrium. 
Students should be able to write equations of equilibrium, force balance and moment balance referred to a freebody diagram. 
Students should be able to apply the concepts of equilibrium and freebody diagrams to a range of practical problems. 
Use of Class Time  Extent (03 scale) 

Lecture: review/elaboration of reading material  
Quizzes or tests  
Inclass exercises, simulations/games, or problem set work  
Lecture: present material not in the readings 
Kinds of Assignments or Learning Activities  Emphasis (03 scale) 

Problemsolving or computational exam questioning  
Reading  
Computer programming 
Types of Reading Materials  Extent (03 scale) 

Textbook  
Exercise or problem sets collection 
Role of teaching assistants (TAs) 

Grade examsessays, problem solutions, or other openended items 
Read/grade assignments/homework 