Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

EGT-125 Applied Statics (4)

Analyzes forces and moments necessary to produce static equilibrium for bodies at rest. Covers vectors, free body diagrams, the equations of equilibrium, analysis of simple structures (trusses, frames, and simple machines), friction (wedges, screws, belts, rolling wheels), fluid statics, hanging cables, centroids and area moments of inertia. Credits: 4, Hours: (3/2/0/0), Prereq: PHY-190; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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