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MET 2201 Statics

Analysis of various types of two and three dimensional force systems, analysis of trusses, frames, friction, center of gravity and moment of inertia. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: MET 1111 and MET 1161 and MAT 1290 or MAT 1570 or MAT 1580

Course Outcomes
  • Solve planar and non-planar concurrent, parallel and non-concurrent problems using force and moment equilibrium analysis.
  • Solve statics problems where friction is considered.
  • Define the resultant of two and three dimensional force systems.
  • Determine centroid and moment of inertia of areas.
  • Determine the forces acting in the members of trusses.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Marcks
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 6
Meets: TTH from 2:00PM to 4:15PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 6
Meets: TTH from
2:00PM to 4:15PM
Section: 100