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Georgia Institute of Technology

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This course is an introduction to learning and applying the principles required to solve engineering mechanics problems. Concepts will be applied in this course from previous courses you have taken in basic math and physics. The course addresses the modeling and analysis of static equilibrium problems with an emphasis on real world engineering applications and problem solving.
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Section

In this section, students will learn the definition of a force and how to represent a force as a vector in two (2D) and three (3D) dimensions. Students will learn the concept of particle equilibrium and equilibrium of systems of particles. Concepts will be reinforced with example problems....

7 videos (Total 52 min), 14 readings, 1 quiz

Module 2: Definition of a Force4m

Module 3: Force Representation in 2D and Resultants8m

Module 4: Force Representation in 3D8m

Module 5: Particle Equilibrium4m

Module 6: Systems of Particles Equilibrium11m

Module 7: Solve a Particle Equilibrium Problem6m

Syllabus10m

PDF version of Solve a Particle Equilibrium Problem Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Course Introduction Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Definition of a Force Powerpoint10m

Consent Form10m

PDF version of Force Representation in 2D and Resultants Powepoints10m

Module Materials: Force Representations in 2D and Resultants10m

PDF version of Force Representation in 3D Powerpoint10m

Module Materials: Force Representation in 3D10m

Practice Problems10m

Get More from Georgia Tech10m

PDF version of Particle Equilibrium Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Systems of Particles Equilibrium Powerpoint10m

Solution to Quiz10m

Forces and Particle Equilibrium6m

Section

In this section, students will learn the definition of a moment. Students will calculate the moment of a force about a point, line or axis, and moment due to a couple. ...

5 videos (Total 41 min), 10 readings, 1 quiz

Module 9: Solve a 2D Moment Problem9m

Module 10: Solve a 3D Moment Problem4m

Module 11: Moment About a Line/Axis9m

Module 12: Moment Due to a Couple9m

PDF version of Definition of a Moment Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Solve a 2D Moment Problem Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Solve a 3D Moment Problem Powerpoint10m

Module Materials: Solve a 3D Moment Problem10m

PDF version of Moment About a Line/Axis Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Moment Due to a Couple Powerpoint10m

Module Materials: Moment Due to a Couple10m

Practice Problems10m

Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Certificate/CEUs10m

Solution to Quiz 210m

Define and Calculate Moments6m

Section

In this section, students will learn the equilibrium equations in two (2D) and three (3D) dimensions. Students will solve equivalent system problems. System force results will be defined and calculated....

6 videos (Total 46 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz

Module 14: Conditions for Equivalent Equations9m

Module 15: Solve an Equivalent Systems Problem10m

Module 16: Single Force Resultants-Coplanar System5m

Module 17: Single Force Resultants-Parallel Force Systems7m

Module 18: Distributed Force Systems9m

PDF version of 2D and 3D Equilibrium Equations Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Conditions for Equivalent Equations Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Solve an Equivalent Systems Problem Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Single Force Resultants-Coplanar System Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Single Force Resultants-Parallel Force Systems Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Distributed Force Systems Powerpoint10m

Practice Problems10m

Solution to Quiz 310m

Equilibrium and Equivalence of Force Systems6m

Section

In this section, students will learn to analyze general equilibrium problems. Free Body Diagrams (FBD) will be defined. Concepts will be reinforced with example problems....

6 videos (Total 47 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz

Module 20: Method of Composite Parts I10m

Module 21: Method of Composite Parts II8m

Module 22: Resultant Force on Surfaces5m

Module 23: Free Body Diagrams I8m

Module 24: Free Body Diagrams II8m

PDF version of Centroids Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Method of Composite Parts I Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Method of Composite Parts II Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Resultant Force on Surfaces Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Free Body Diagrams I Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Free Body Diagrams II Powerpoint10m

Module Materials: Free Body Diagrams II10m

Practice Problems10m

Solution to Quiz 410m

Free Body Diagrams and Equilibrium Analysis Techniques6m

Section

In this section, students will apply the equilibrium equations to solve two (2D) and three (3D) real world engineering problems. There will be an extensive use of example problems to reinforce concepts from the course....

6 videos (Total 53 min), 11 readings, 1 quiz

Module 26: Solve 2D Equilibrium Problems I8m

Module 27: Solve 2D Equilibrium Problems II12m

Module 28: Apply 3D Equilibrium Equations15m

Module 29: Solve 3D Equilibrium Problems3m

Module 30: Course Conclusion2m

PDF version of Apply 2D Equilibrium Equations Powerpoint10m

Module Materials: Apply 2D Equilibrium Problems10m

PDF version of Solve 2D Equilibrium Problems I Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Solve 2D Equilibrium Problems II Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Apply 3D Equilibrium Equations Powerpoint10m

PDF version of Solve 3D Equilibrium Problems10m

Module Materials: Solve 3D Equilibrium Problems10m

PDF version of course conclusion Powerpoint10m

Practice Problems10m

Where to go from here?10m

Solution to Quiz 510m

Application of Static Equilibrium Equations6m

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By O•Aug 31st 2015

Excellent course! It's very well explained, and has all the necessary stuff to understand the topics although it has 2 or 3 mistakes that have been noted but not yet corrected. Very recommendable!

By AS•Mar 21st 2017

EXCELLENT TEACHING METHODOLOGY AND APPROACH TO CONCEPTS IS AWESOME. PROFESSOR WHITMAN EXPLAINS THE WHOLE TOPIC IN A PERFECT MANNER. I LEARNT A LOT FROM THIS COURSE.\n\nREGARDS\n\nARYENDER SINGH

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