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Statics (PHYS 260)

  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department: Physical Sciences
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • This course has a lecture with 3 hours.

Concepts of mechanical equilibrium involving forces and moments. Vector methods will be utilized in both two and three dimensional situations. Force analysis of structures and beams, free-body diagrams of rigid objects, simple and complex friction situations, and centroids and moments of inertia of objects will be examined in detail. This course meets General Education requirements: Scientific Understanding. Co-Requisites:PHYS 241 and Math 230. Typically Offered On Demand


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