PHYS 215:
Statics and Engineering Design

A study of basic mechanics as it relates to the static stability of structures and other objects using methods of multidimensional vector analysis and virtual work. Topics to be covered include the equilibrium of a particle and a rigid body, structural analysis, friction, center of gravity and moment of inertia.

 Prerequisite: PHYS 151


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 Useful Information

Instructor: Dr. Kurt Aikens
Office Hours: MWF 1-2 PM, P-108
MWF 2:40-3:30 PM, P-204
Laboratory:  R 1:30-4:20 PM, P-117 OR P-204

 Course Materials

Course Syllabus and Schedule
Sample Homework Problem
AutoCAD download
Inventor download
OCTAVE download
Visual Analysis download