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ENGS 221 - Introduction to Solid Mechanics I

Course Description
Fundamental concepts of statics and the mechanics of deformable bodies: forces and couples, free body diagrams, equilibrium, mass properties, stress and strain, Hooke's Law and material behavior. Application to the equilibrium analysis of trusses, structures and machines in two and three dimensions. Engineering analysis of the stresses and deformations in structures which involve the axial loading of bars, torsion of circular rods and bending of beams.