Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620221
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: Prof.Dr. KAAN TUNCAY
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2360151
Set 2: 2360157
Set 3: 2360119
One of the sets above should be completed before taking CE221 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.