Academic Catalog

CVE221 ENGINEERING MECHANICS I

Course Code: 3640221
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr CEREN NCE
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3570119 | 3580105
The course set above should be completed before taking CVE221 ENGINEERING MECHANICS I .

Course Content

Introduction to rigid body mechanics. Equivalent force systems: Concepts of moment, couple, resultant. Equilibrium: Free-body diagram; equations of equilibrium. Structural analysis: Trusses; beams. Shear force and bending moment diagrams by method of sections and by method of integration. Properties of surfaces: Area moment and centroid; moments and product of inertia; principal directions.