Catalog Archive 2012-2013

23.221 Statics


Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3981
Status Active

Statics is the study of objects in equilibrium and the forces acting on that object. Students will develop mathematical models to predict and analyze forces and their distributions with the use of the free body diagram. The concepts presented in this course directly relate to other mechanical and civil engineering fields. Students must have a basic understanding of trigonometry, geometry, physics and calculus. This course is in a combined section with CET.