MAE 206 Statics

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  1. Week 1:Course Introduction, Prerequisites Review, Introduction to Statics and the Problem Solving Process

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 1: Class 1, Class 2.

    Solutions for Week 1 Homework and Week 1 Skills Quizzes

    Course Introduction

    Prerequisites Review

    Introduction to Statics and the Problem Solving Process

    • Concepts
      • statics as part of mechanics
      • Newton's laws
      Skills
      • solving a problem using the Problem Solving Method steps
      • expressing terms in three signficant digits
    • Learn
      More Help
    • Respond (Due Mon-8-24 / Tue-8-25)
  2. Week 2:Particles, Point Forces, Free Body Diagrams for Particles

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 2: Class 3, Class 4, Class 5

    Solutions for Week 2 Homework and Week 2 Skills Quizzes

    Particles

    • Concepts
      • particle vs rigid body or system
      • requirements for treating as particle
    • Learn
      More Help
    • Respond (Due Mon-8-31 / Tue-9-1)
      • Concepts Quiz
      • (no skills quiz for particles)
      • Homework

    Point Forces

    Free Body Diagrams for Particles

  3. Week 3:Equilibrium of a Particle in Two and Three Dimensions

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 3: Class 6, Class 7, Class 8

    Solutions for Week 3 Homework and Week 3 Skills Quizzes

    Equilibrium of a Particle In Two Dimensions

    Equilibrium of a Particle in Three Dimensions

  4. Week 4:Exam 1, Rigid Bodies

    Exam 1 -- Wed, Sept 9 (more info, review)

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 4: Class 10

    Solutions for Week 4 Homework

    Rigid Bodies

    • Concepts
      • particle vs rigid body or system
      • requirements for treating as rigid body
    • Learn
      More Help
    • Respond (Due Mon-9-14 / Tue-9-15)
      • Concepts Quiz
      • (no skills quiz for rigid bodies)
      • Homework
  5. Week 5:Moments, FBDs, and Equilibrium for Two-Dimensional Rigid Bodies

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 5: Class 11, extra video for equivalent systems, extra video for the law of the lever, extra video for moment along an axis, Class 12, and Class 13

    Solutions for Week 5 Homework and Week 5 Skills Quizzes

    Moments in Two Dimensions

    FBDs for Rigid Bodies in Two Dimensions

    Equilibrium for Rigid Bodies in Two Dimensions

  6. Week 6:Moments in Three Dimensions, FBDs for Three Dimensional Rigid Bodies

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 6: Class 14, Class 15, and Class 16

    Solutions for Week 6 Homework and Week 6 Skills Quizzes

    Moments in Three Dimensions

    FBDs for Three Dimensional Rigid Bodies

  7. Week 7:Equilibrium of a Rigid Body in Three Dimensions, Distributed Forces

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 7: Class 17, Class 18, and Class 19

    Solutions for Week 7 Homework and Week 7 Skills Quizzes

    Equilibrium of a Rigid Body in Three Dimensions

    Distributed Forces

  8. Week 8:Exam 2, Centroids

    Exam 2 -- Mon, Oct 5 (review)

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 8: Class 21

    Solutions for Week 8 Homework and Week 8 Skills Quizzes

    Centroids

  9. Week 9:Bodies of Revolution, Moments of Inertia

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 9: Class 22, Class 23, and Class 24

    Solutions for Week 9 Homework and Week 9 Skills Quizzes

    Theorem of Pappus and Guldinus and Bodies of Revolution

    Moments of Inertia

  10. Week 10:Fluid Forces, Friction Forces

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 10: Class 25, Class 26, and Class 27

    Solutions for Week 10 Homework and Week 10 Skills Quizzes

    Fluid Forces

    • Concepts
      • gage pressure
      Skills
      • express fluid pressure as a distributed load
      • calculate fluid pressure on vertical and non-vertical surfaces
    • Learn
      More Help
    • Respond (Due Mon-10-26 / Tue-10-27)

    Friction Forces

  11. Week 11:Friction Applications

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 11: Class 28, Class 29, and Dr. Klang's lecture for Class 30

    Solutions for Week 11 Homework and Week 11 Skills Quizzes

    Friction Applications

  12. Week 12:Exam 3, Internal Forces

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 12: Class 31 and Class 33

    Solutions for Week 12 Homework and Week 12 Skills Quizzes

    Exam 3 -- Wed, Nov 4 (review)

    Internal Forces

  13. Week 13:Shear and Bending-Moment Diagrams by Definition and by Graphical Construction

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 13: Class 34, Class 35, and Class 36

    Solutions for Week 13 Homework and Week 13 Skills Quizzes

    Shear and Bending-Moment Diagrams by Definition

    Shear and Bending-Moment Diagrams by Graphical Construction

  14. Week 14:Trusses by the Methods of Joints and Sections

    Videos for Dr. Howard's class for week 14: Class 37, Class 38, and Class 39

    Solutions for Week 14 Homework and Week 14 Skills Quizzes

    Trusses by the Method of Joints

    • Concepts
      • system vs particle or rigid body
      • component parts with equal and opposite reactions
      • write equations of equilibrium for each joint
      Skills
      • write and solve equations of equilibrium for each joint to find internal loads in each member
    • Learn
      More Help
    • Respond (Due Mon 11/23)

    Trusses by the Method of Sections

  15. Week 15:Frames and Machines

    Frames and Machines

  16. Week 16:Dead Week

    Final Exam Review

    • Final Exam (review)
      Old review I did for Dr. Eric Klang's class years ago (real media, pdf)
      • Fill out the class survey: go to Assessments and complete the "Class Survey." Also go to classeval and tell the university what you thought.
  17. Finals:Final Exams

    Final Exams

    • Section 1, MWF 10:15 am
      • Wed, Dec 16
      • 8:00 - 11:00 am
    • Section 2, MWF 11:20 am
      • Wed, Dec 9
      • 8:00 - 11:00 am
    • Section 3, MWF 1:30 pm
      • Wed, Dec 16
      • 1:00 - 4:00 pm