Statics/Strength of Materials

This course includes vector analysis, equilibrium of force systems, friction, sectional properties, stress/strain, and deformation. Topics include resultants and components of forces, moments and couples, free-body diagrams, shear and moment diagrams, trusses, frames, beams, columns, connections, and combined stresses.  Upon completion, students should be able to analyze simple structures.

  • Prerequisite: MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
  • Corequisite: None
Class Hours5
Lab Hours3
Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours0
Credit Hours5