ch2_1_studentnotes_Fall2010

ch2_1_studentnotes_Fall2010 - Last class/reading...

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Unformatted text preview: Last class/reading assignment- a) Identify what is mechanics / statics. b) Work with two types of units. c) Round the final answer appropriately. d) Apply problem solving strategies. On-line HW- work through the on-line tutorial problems HW1 (this will familiarize you with the basic format you must use in completing the homework) Q? Why is statics important in civil engineering? Look at it from one historical failure standpoint The Hyatt Regency hotel walkway collapse was a major disaster that occurred on July 17 , 1981 in Kansas City , Missouri. MasteringEngineering Registration! • Blackboard/ Course Info/Course ID • www.masteringengineering.com • Clickers required next class • Course Documents Student notes • Student supplemental notes are available in blackboard – You should have already read the textbook material, read through/worked example problems in text and printed the supplemental notes before you come to class. You can write additional information/comments on the supplemental notes! Course Objectives 1. Describe forces and moments in terms of vector components in two and three dimensions. 2. Select appropriate coordinate systems, construct free body diagrams and understand relation between constraints imposed by supports and support forces. Course Objectives, cont. 3. Determine locations of centroids of two and three dimensional shapes and relate these to the simplification of distributed force systems....
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course CHEM 141 taught by Professor Freeman during the Spring '10 term at Columbia SC.

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ch2_1_studentnotes_Fall2010 - Last class/reading...

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