Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3650205
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. EREF EKNAT
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3570119 , 3580105
The course set above should be completed before taking MECH205 STATICS .

Course Content

Idealizations and principles of mechanics. Important vector quantities, classification and equivalence of force systems. State of equilibrium. Elements of structures; trusses, beams, cables and chains. Friction. Elements of statics of fluids. Variational methods.