Engineering Mechanics - Statics
Instructor: Karantoni Triantafilia
Course code: 5104
Semester: 1ο
e-class: http://eclass.upatras.gr/courses/CIV1535/
Course content:

  1. Elements of vector algebra
  2. Definition of force and moment vectors
  3. Basic principles of statics
  4. Equipollent sets of forces; reduction of sets of forces
  5. Distributed force sets; center of mass; centroid
  6. Conditions of static equilibrium of rigid (non-deformable) bodies
  7. Analysis of statically determinate trusses and beams
  8. Determination of bending moment, shear force and axial force diagrams
  9. [Frictional Forces in Statics – Cables; depending on time availability]


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