Statics - EGR 240 at Northern Virginia Community College

Effective: 2023-01-01

Course Description

Introduces basic concepts of engineering mechanics, systems of forces and couples, equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies, and internal forces and analysis of structures, including SI and U.S. customary units. Includes trusses, frames, machines, beams, distributed forces, friction, and centroids.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

This course prepares students for further studies in branches of engineering requiring mechanics.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: MTH 263 or department permission

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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