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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Applications of the Equations of Static Equilibrium to Interacting Bodies or Parts of a Structure; Systems Containing Multi-force Members; Frames and Machines

In this section, students will learn the applications of the equations of static equilibrium to interacting bodies or parts of a structure. Students will learn about systems containing multi-force members, frames, and machines....
5 videos (Total 41 min), 13 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Module 2: Equilibrium Equations – Review from the course “Introduction to Engineering Mechanics”5m
Module 3: 2-Force Members and Multi-force Members; Introduction to Frames and Machines10m
Module 4: Frame Structures10m
Module 5: Machine Structures10m
13 readings
Syllabus10m
Consent Form10m
Pdf Version of Course Introduction and Topics10m
Get More from Georgia Tech10m
Pdf Version of Module 2: Equilibrium Equations – Review from the course “Introduction to Engineering Mechanics” Lecture10m
Pdf Version of Module 3: 2-Force Members and Multi-force Members; Introduction to Frames and Machines Lecture10m
Worksheet Solutions: 2-Force Members and Multi-force Members; Introduction to Frames and Machines10m
Pdf Version of Module 4: Frame Structures Lecture10m
Worksheet Solutions: Frame Structures10m
Pdf Version of Module 5: Machine Structures Lecture10m
Worksheet Solutions: Machine Structures10m
Practice Problems10m
Solution of Quiz 110m
1 practice exercise
Applications of the Equations of Static Equilibrium to Interacting Bodies or Parts of a Structure; Systems Containing Multi-force Members; Frames and Machines6m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Plane Trusses

In the section students will learn about Truss structures, specifically method of joints, method of sections, and zero force members....
5 videos (Total 44 min), 11 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Module 7: Truss Structures - Method of Joints11m
Module 8: Truss Structures - Method of Sections8m
Module 9: Truss Structures - Method of Sections (cont.)9m
Module 10: Truss Structures - Zero Force Members9m
11 readings
Pdf Version of Module 6: Introduction - Truss Structures Lecture10m
Pdf Version of Module 7: Truss Structures - Method of Joints Lecture10m
Worksheet Solutions: Truss Structures - Method of Joints10m
Pdf Version of Module 8: Truss Structures - Method of Sections Lecture10m
Pdf Version of Module 9: Truss Structures - Method of Sections (cont.) Lecture10m
Worksheet Solutions: Truss Structures - Method of Sections10m
Pdf Version of Module 10: Truss Structures - Zero Force Members Lecture10m
Worksheet Solutions: Truss Structures - Zero Force Members10m
Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Certificate/CEUs10m
Practice Problems10m
Solution of Quiz 210m
1 practice exercise
Plane Trusses6m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Space Trusses; Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams

In this section students will learn about space trusses and will be introduced to shear force and bending moment diagrams....
7 videos (Total 58 min), 11 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Module 12: Space Trusses (cont.)10m
Module 13: Space Trusses (cont.)8m
Module 14: Introduction – Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams8m
Module 15: Shear Force Diagrams8m
Module 16: Bending Moment Diagrams6m
Module 17: Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams – Examples5m
11 readings
Pdf Version of Module 11: Space Trusses Lecture10m
Pdf Version of Module 12: Space Trusses (cont.) Lecture10m
Pdf Version of Module 13: Space Trusses (cont.) Lecture10m
Worksheet Solutions: Space Trusses10m
Pdf Version of Module 14: Introduction – Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams Lecture10m
Pdf Version of Module 15: Shear Force Diagrams Lecture10m
Pdf Version of Module 16: Bending Moment Diagrams Lecture10m
Pdf Version of Module 17: Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams – Examples Lecture10m
Worksheet Solutions: Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams - Examples10m
Practice Problems10m
Solution of Quiz 310m
1 practice exercise
Space Trusses; Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams6m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Cable Support Systems

In this section, students will learn about cable support systems, specifically concentrated loads and suspension loads....
5 videos (Total 37 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Module 19: Cable Support Systems - Concentrated Loads7m
Module 20: Cable Support Systems - Concentrated Loads (cont.)6m
Module 21: Cable Support Systems - Concentrated Loads (cont.)6m
Module 22: Cable Support Systems – Suspension Loads8m
8 readings
Pdf Version of Module 18: Introduction – Cable Support Systems Lecture10m
Pdf Vresion of Module 19: Cable Support Systems - Concentrated Loads Lecture10m
Pdf Version of Module 20: Cable Support Systems - Concentrated Loads (cont.) Lecture10m
Pdf Version of Module 21: Cable Support Systems - Concentrated Loads (cont.) Lecture10m
Worksheet Solutions: Cable Support Systems - Suspension Loads10m
Pdf Version of Module 22: Cable Support Systems – Suspension Loads Lecture10m
Practice Problems10m
Solution of Quiz 410m
1 practice exercise
Cable Support Systems6m
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