2019-2020
PHY317: Statics

About This Course

Application of the conditions of equilibrium to two and three-dimensional systems; trusses, frames and beams; friction; shear and bending moment diagrams; centroids, centers of gravity, area and mass moments of inertia, vectors.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:

3

Department:

Physics

Course Level:

Upper

Semesters Offered:

Fall

Course Prerequisites

4 credit hours

PHY211: College Physics I

First course in an introductory, algebra-based, physics sequence for college students. Topics include mechanics, heat, thermodynamics, sound, and waves. Laboratory.

3 credit hours

MAT225: Calculus II

A continuation of the study of the integral and a study of infinite series. Topics include techniques of integration, applications of the definite integral, introduction to differential equations, tests for convergence of series, and power series.


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