Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5720261
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4,5
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ERCAN GRSES
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Fundamental concepts and principles of mechanics. Introductory vector analysis. Statics of particles. Statics and equilibrium of rigid bodies in 2-D and 3-D. Equivalent system of forces and couples. Centroids and centers of gravity. Analysis of simple structures; trusses, frames and machines. Analysis of simple beams. Friction. Moments of Inertia. Method of virtual work.