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

#### Prerequisites Review

• ##### Concepts
• units
• vector algebra
##### Skills
• use dimensional analysis to change from one set of units to another
• calculate lengths and angles in arbitrary triangles using the law of sines and the law of cosines

#### 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
2. ### Week 2:Particles, Point Forces, Free Body Diagrams for Particles

#### Particles

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

#### Point Forces

• ##### Concepts
• notation forms for forces
##### Skills
• changing from one form to another
• adding forces in any form

#### Free Body Diagrams for Particles

• ##### Concepts
• free body diagram (FBD) essentials
• internal vs. external forces
##### Skills
• drawing an FBD with appropriate components
3. ### Week 3:Equilibrium of a Particle in Two and Three Dimensions

#### Equilibrium of a Particle In Two Dimensions

• ##### Skills
• write sum of the forces equations to solve particle equilibrium problems

#### Equilibrium of a Particle in Three Dimensions

• ##### Skills
• express three-dimensional forces in Cartesian form, magnitude and direction, and magnitude along a line
• change from one form to another
• write sum of the forces equations to particle equilibrium
4. ### Week 4:Exam 1, Rigid Bodies

#### Rigid Bodies

• ##### Concepts
• particle vs rigid body or system
• requirements for treating as rigid body
• ##### 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

#### Moments in Two Dimensions

• ##### Concepts
• moment definition and practical analogies
• calculate a moment
• couple
##### Skills
• calculate a moment

#### FBDs for Rigid Bodies in Two Dimensions

• ##### Concepts
• notation for including moments on an FBD
##### Skills
• include correct items
• model boundary conditions

#### Equilibrium for Rigid Bodies in Two Dimensions

• ##### Skills
• write sum of the moments equations
• solve multiple equations in multiple unknowns
6. ### Week 6:Moments in Three Dimensions, FBDs for Three Dimensional Rigid Bodies

#### Moments in Three Dimensions

##### Skills
• visualize three rotations
• calculate a moment using scalar and vector methods

#### FBDs for Three Dimensional Rigid Bodies

• ##### Skills
• select what to include
• model boundary conditions
• orthogonal views
7. ### Week 7:Equilibrium of a Rigid Body in Three Dimensions, Distributed Forces

#### Equilibrium of a Rigid Body in Three Dimensions

• ##### Skills
• write and solve six equations of equilibrium

#### Distributed Forces

• ##### Concepts
• notation for distributed forces
##### Skills
• know where the equivalent point load acts
8. ### Week 8:Exam 2, Centroids

#### Centroids

• ##### Concepts
• relationship between centroids and moments
• centers of gravity, mass, volume, area
##### Skills
• calculating centroids by integration and composite body methods
9. ### Week 9:Bodies of Revolution, Moments of Inertia

#### Theorem of Pappus and Guldinus and Bodies of Revolution

• ##### Skills
• calculate volume of a body of revolution using centroids for single and composite bodies

10. ### Week 10:Fluid Forces, Friction Forces

#### Fluid Forces

• ##### Concepts
• gage pressure
##### Skills
• express fluid pressure as a distributed load
• calculate fluid pressure on vertical and non-vertical surfaces

#### Friction Forces

• ##### Concepts
• maximum friction force
• friction on a surface
##### Skills
• model friction forces with magnitude and direction
• equal and opposite forces on touching surfaces
11. ### Week 11:Friction Applications

#### Friction Applications

• ##### Skills
• model friction on wedges, screws, belts, axles, and rolling wheels
12. ### Week 12:Exam 3, Internal Forces

#### Internal Forces

• ##### Concepts
• forces inside a member
• sign conventions
• internal forces in beams that aren't straight
13. ### Week 13:Shear and Bending-Moment Diagrams by Definition and by Graphical Construction

#### Shear and Bending-Moment Diagrams by Definition

• ##### Skills
• calculate the internal loads at all points on a beam and graph them

#### Shear and Bending-Moment Diagrams by Graphical Construction

• ##### Skills
• use short-cuts for drawing the graphs without writing and solving multiple equations of equilibrium
14. ### Week 14:Trusses by the Methods of Joints and Sections

#### 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

#### Trusses by the Method of Sections

• ##### Skills
• split trusses apart
• solve equilibrium for one part of a truss
15. ### Week 15:Frames and Machines

#### Frames and Machines

• ##### Concepts
• equal and opposite forces
• boundary conditions between members
##### Skills
• analyze equilibrium for systems in two and three dimensions with arbitrary loads

#### 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