ENGR 245: Mechanical Analysis
Prerequisites/Corequisites: PHYS 205 & ENGR 213.
Topics include: forces in a plane and in space, moments of forces, Varignon’s theorem, rigid bodies in equilibrium, free-body diagram. Centroids, centres of gravity. Distributed forces, moments of inertia. Principle of virtual work. Kinematics of particles and rigid bodies. Forces and accelerations; work and energy; impulse and momentum. Kinetics of particles and rigid bodies