# ch1-lecture1 - STATICS UNITS CALCULATIONS PROBLEM SOLVING...

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STATICS, UNITS, CALCULATIONS & PROBLEM SOLVING Today’s Objectives : Students will be able to: a) Identify what is mechanics / statics. b) Work with two types of units. c) Round the final answer appropriately. d) Apply problem solving strategies. In-Class activities : What is mechanics System of units Numerical calculations Sample concept quiz Problem solving strategy Sample attention quiz

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WHAT IS MECHANICS?? Branch of physical sciences concerned with the state of Branch of physical sciences concerned with the state of rest or motion of bodies subjected to forces rest or motion of bodies subjected to forces
Statics Dynamics Rigid Bodies Deformable Bodies Solid Mechanics Fluid Mechanics Engineering Mechanics

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What may happen if static's is not applied properly?
Basic Quantities Length meter foot Time second Mass kilogram  slug Force newton  pound

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Table 1-1 in the textbook summarizes these unit systems.
1. Modern version of metric system.

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## This note was uploaded on 05/10/2011 for the course CIVIL 1234 taught by Professor Khalil during the Spring '11 term at United Arab Emirates University.

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