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Statics - ZEIT1500
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Campus: University College Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4
Equivalent: ZACM1020
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course is a foundation for many engineering and technology disciplines. It provides an introduction to Newtonian mechanics with applications to stationary particles, rigid bodies, beams, trusses, frames and machines. Topics include force vectors, Cartesian vectors and operations, force system resultants, moments, equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies, internal forces in structural members and free body diagrams, dry friction, centres of gravity, centroid of areas, lines and volumes, and moments of inertia.

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