# Course Websites

## TAM 211 - Statics

### Last offered Fall 2024

#### Official Description

Forces, moments, and 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, center of mass, moment of inertia, polar moment of inertia, and product of inertia; virtual work; hydrostatic pressure; applications of statics in design. Course Information: Credit is not given for both TAM 211 and TAM 210. Prerequisite: PHYS 211; credit or concurrent registration in either MATH 241 OR MATH 257. Class Schedule Information: Students must register for one discussion and one lecture section.

#### Detailed Course Description

Forces, moments, and 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, center of mass, moment of inertia, polar moment of inertia, and product of inertia; virtual work; hydrostatic pressure; applications of statics in design. Credit is not given for both TAM 211 and TAM 210. Prerequisite: PHYS 211; credit or concurrent registration in MATH 241. undergraduate 3 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)
Method of composite parts (2 hr)
Moments of inertia, polar moment of inertia, radius of gyration, product of inertia, parallel-axis theorem (4 hr)
Virtual work (3 hr)
Hydrostatic pressure, design considerations (3 hr)
Hour exams (3)
TOTAL HOURS: 44

ME: Suitable substitute for TAM 210.

EM: Required.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
StaticsADA33292DIS01000 - 1050 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADB33379DIS01100 - 1150 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADC33519DIS01400 - 1450 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADD34912DIS01500 - 1550 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADE33479DIS01600 - 1650 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADG34948DIS00900 - 0950 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADH34950DIS01000 - 1050 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADI34952DIS01100 - 1150 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADJ34955DIS01200 - 1250 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADK34957DIS00900 - 0950 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADL34960DIS01000 - 1050 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADM34963DIS01400 - 1450 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADN34965DIS01500 - 1550 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADO34967DIS01600 - 1650 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADP64913DIS00900 - 0950 M  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADQ35258DIS00900 - 0950 R  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADR35268DIS01000 - 1050 R  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADS64911DIS01100 - 1150 R  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADT64912DIS01200 - 1250 R  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsADV64914DIS01000 - 1050 F  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg
StaticsAL135220LEC31200 - 1250 M W F  0027/1025 Campus Instructional Facility Nikhil Chandra Admal
StaticsAL235221LEC31300 - 1350 M W F  0027/1025 Campus Instructional Facility Kellie Marie Halloran