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TAM 211 - Statics

Last offered Spring 2022

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.

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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
StaticsAD236214DIS00900 - 0950 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
StaticsAD336215DIS01000 - 1050 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
StaticsAD436216DIS01100 - 1150 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
StaticsAD536217DIS01200 - 1250 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
StaticsAD636218DIS01300 - 1350 T  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
StaticsAD736219DIS01300 - 1350 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
StaticsAD838776DIS01400 - 1450 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
StaticsAD958237DIS01500 - 1550 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
StaticsADA63237DIS01600 - 1650 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
StaticsADB63238DIS01700 - 1750 W  0023 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg 
StaticsAE136220LCD31100 - 1150 M W F  112 Gregory Hall Wayne Chang