1.6_Introduction

1.6_Introduction - ENGR 211 Lecture 1 ENGR 211 Engineering...

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ENGR 211 Lecture 1 Fall 2007 1 Civil Engineering ENGR 211 ENGR 211 Engineering Mechanics (Statics) Civil Engineering Dr. Walter L. Trimmer Dr. Walter L. Trimmer Civil & Construction Engineering Dept. Civil & Construction Engineering Dept. • PhD Colorado State University – Professional Engineer – Civil Engineer – Water Resources – Irrigation – Flow Measurement • Trimmer Engineering Inc. – consulting • OSU Agricultural Engineering Dept. • Lockwood Corp. – manufacturing • University of Nebraska • Hawaiian Agronomics – design & consulting
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ENGR 211 Lecture 1 Fall 2007 2 Civil Engineering Instructor Instructor • Dr. Walter L. Trimmer • Walt.Trimmer@oregonstate.edu • Office Hours: MW 2-3 pm in Owen Hall 248 and by Appointment e-mail with three possible times Civil Engineering Statics Statics in Action in Action Fremont Bridge • Portland • 1255’ Span • Willamette River Reser Stadium
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ENGR 211 Lecture 1 Fall 2007 3 Civil Engineering Machines like the Ferris Wheel Civil Engineering • Printers • Ships
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ENGR 211 Lecture 1 Fall 2007 4 Civil Engineering Engineers Engineers aren aren ’t Scientists Scientists Scientists Study Engineers Do Civil Engineering Engineering Engineering - using art and using art and science to design, science to design, manufacture, and operate manufacture, and operate efficient and economical efficient and economical structures, machines, structures, machines, processes, and systems. processes, and systems.
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ENGR 211 Lecture 1 Fall 2007 5 Civil Engineering An engineer can do well An engineer can do well for one dollar for one dollar what any bungler could do what any bungler could do for two. for two. Civil Engineering Learning Objectives Learning Objectives 1. Present work in a Professional manner 2. Draw complete and correct Free Body Diagrams 3. Calculate Moments 4. Write and solve Equations of Equilibrium 5. Apply concepts of Statics 6. Determine Centroids and Moments of
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