2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGR 256 - Statics

3 CR
Forces and moments acting upon structural bodies under static loads. Concepts of vectors, free-body diagrams, shear and moment diagrams, centroids, moments of inertia and friction.

Requisites: Take PHYS 221  with at least a grade of C.
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - Applied Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Natural Sciences
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will be able to draw complete free-body diagrams and write appropriate equilibrium equations from the free-body diagram, including the support reactions on a structure.
  2. Students will be able to apply the concepts of equilibrium to various structures.
  3. Students will be able to calculate moments, centers of mass, the moment of inertia, and equivalent loads.