Academic Catalog

ME205 STATICS

Course Code: 5690205
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. AHMET BLENT DOYUM
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2300105 | 2360158
Set 2: 2300105 | 2360120
One of the sets above should be completed before taking ME205 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: principles of virtual work and minimum potential energy.