Statics/Strength of Materials


This course includes vector analysis, the equilibrium of force systems, friction, sectional properties, stress/strain, and deformation. Topics include resultants and components of forces, moments and couples, free-body diagrams, shear and moment diagrams, trusses, frames, beams, columns, connections, and combined stresses.  Upon completion, students should be able to analyze simple structures.

  • Prerequisite:
    MAT-121 or MAT-171
  • Corequisite: None
Class Hours 4
Lab Hours 3
Clinic, Coop, or Shop Hours
Credit Hours 5