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TAM 210 - Introduction to Statics

Last offered Fall 2022

Official Description

Forces, moments, couples; resultants of force systems; equilibrium analysis and free-body diagrams; analysis of forces acting on members of trusses, frames, etc.; shear-force and bending-moment distributions; Coulomb friction; centroids and center of mass; applications of statics in design. Course Information: Credit is not given for both TAM 210 and TAM 211. Prerequisite: PHYS 211; credit or concurrent registration in either MATH 241 OR MATH 257. Class Schedule Information: Meets with TAM 211. A non-standard term course during the first 2/3 of the term. Students must register for one discussion and one lecture section.

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Detailed Course Description

Forces, moments, couples; resultants of force systems; equilibrium analysis and free-body diagrams; analysis of forces acting on members of trusses, frames, etc.; shear-force and bending-moment distributions; Coulomb friction; centroids and center of mass; applications of statics in design. Credit is not given for both TAM 210 and TAM 211. Prerequisite: PHYS 211; credit or concurrent registration in MATH 241. 2 undergraduate hours.

Topics:

Review of vector algebra (2 hr)
Forces, moments, couples (2 hr)
Equilibrium, equipollent systems, resultants, distributed forces (5 hr)
Equilibrium analysis, free-body diagrams, practical examples (6 hr)
Trusses, methods of joint and sections (3 hr)
Multi-force members, shear-force and bending-moment diagrams (4 hr)
Statics and structural design (1 hr)
Coulomb friction, applications (3 hr)
Centroids and center of mass (2 hr)
Hour exams (2)
TOTAL HOURS: 30

ME: Required, although TAM 211 may be substituted.

EM: Not suitable.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Introduction to StaticsADA33377DIS01000 - 1050 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADB33414DIS01100 - 1150 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADC33477DIS01400 - 1450 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADD33516DIS01500 - 1550 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADE34911DIS01600 - 1650 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADG34947DIS00900 - 0950 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADH34949DIS01000 - 1050 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADI34951DIS01100 - 1150 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADJ34954DIS01200 - 1250 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADK34956DIS00900 - 0950 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADL34958DIS01000 - 1050 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADM34961DIS01400 - 1450 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADN34964DIS01500 - 1550 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADO34966DIS01600 - 1650 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADQ35262DIS00900 - 0950 R  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADR35273DIS01000 - 1050 R  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADS64907DIS01100 - 1150 R  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADT64908DIS01200 - 1250 R  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsADV64910DIS01000 - 1050 F  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
Introduction to StaticsAL135219LEC21200 - 1250 M W F  0027/1025 Campus Instructional Facility Nikhil Chandra Admal
Introduction to StaticsAL235222LEC21300 - 1350 M W F  0027/1025 Campus Instructional Facility Gabriel Juarez