ME 27000 - Basic Mechanics 1

Description
Fundamental concepts of mechanics, force systems and couples, free body diagrams, and equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies. Distributed forces; centroids and centers of gravity of lines, areas, and volumes. Second moment of area, volumes and masses. Principal axes and principal moments of inertia. Friction and the laws of dry friction. Introduction to kinematics of particles. Application to structures and machine elements, such as bars, beams, trusses, and friction devices. Class Notes: Prerequisite: PHYS 15200, COREQUISITE: MATH 26100 REGISTER FOR LECTURE AND ONE RECITATION.
Credits
3
Attributes
Class uses IU eTexts
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018
Offered
TuThF, MW, W, TuTh, F
Avg. Class Size
83
Avg. Sections
4