Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-623-117 060643 Statics
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-623-117 STATICS ...essential elements of statics. Includes vector mechanics, coplanar and non-coplanar force systems, resultants, distributed loads, free-body diagrams, equilibrium conditions, trusses and frames, joints-method of sections, and force of inertia.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Understand, express, and manipulate the concepts of forces and moments in two- and three- dimensions.
  2. Construct free-body diagrams of complete structures and their individual components.
  3. Apply static equilibrium to particles in two- and three- dimensions.
  4. Apply static equilibrium to rigid bodies in two dimensions.
  5. Apply the concepts of dry friction to bodies in static equilibrium.
  6. Analyze the internal forces within a rigid body in static equilibrium.
  7. Determine Centroids and Centers of Gravity
  8. Moments of inertia of area, Parallel-Axis theorem and transformation of moments of inertia
  9. Understand Mohr’s circle for moments of inertia
  10. Determine mass moments of inertia.
  11. Apply principle of virtual work, mechanical efficiency, potential energy & equilibrium and stability of equilibrium