By the end of this course, you should understand the fundamentals of forces and moments, and be able to solve equilibrium problems for rigid (non-deformable) bodies in both two and three dimensions.
What You Should Already KnowEdit
In order to completely comprehend the material in this course, you should have a firm understanding of all math leading up to Calculus I. Also, an understanding of basic physics, as well as technical sketching is useful.
Table of ContentsEdit
Equilibrium For Points and Rigid BodiesEdit
Moments of InertiaEdit
Center of Gravity and CentroidsEdit
Acknowledgement and Further ReadingEdit
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