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Approx. 11 hours to complete

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English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Forces and Particle Equilibrium

7 videos (Total 52 min), 14 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Module 2: Definition of a Force4m
Module 3: Force Representation in 2D and Resultants8m
Module 4: Force Representation in 3D8m
Module 5: Particle Equilibrium4m
Module 6: Systems of Particles Equilibrium11m
Module 7: Solve a Particle Equilibrium Problem6m
14 readings
Syllabus10m
PDF version of Solve a Particle Equilibrium Problem Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Course Introduction Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Definition of a Force Powerpoint10m
Consent Form10m
PDF version of Force Representation in 2D and Resultants Powepoints10m
Module Materials: Force Representations in 2D and Resultants10m
PDF version of Force Representation in 3D Powerpoint10m
Module Materials: Force Representation in 3D10m
Practice Problems10m
Get More from Georgia Tech10m
PDF version of Particle Equilibrium Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Systems of Particles Equilibrium Powerpoint10m
Solution to Quiz10m
1 practice exercise
Forces and Particle Equilibrium6m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Define and Calculate Moments

5 videos (Total 41 min), 10 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Module 9: Solve a 2D Moment Problem9m
Module 10: Solve a 3D Moment Problem4m
Module 11: Moment About a Line/Axis9m
Module 12: Moment Due to a Couple9m
10 readings
PDF version of Definition of a Moment Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Solve a 2D Moment Problem Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Solve a 3D Moment Problem Powerpoint10m
Module Materials: Solve a 3D Moment Problem10m
PDF version of Moment About a Line/Axis Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Moment Due to a Couple Powerpoint10m
Module Materials: Moment Due to a Couple10m
Practice Problems10m
Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Certificate/CEUs10m
Solution to Quiz 210m
1 practice exercise
Define and Calculate Moments6m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Equilibrium and Equivalence of Force Systems

6 videos (Total 46 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Module 14: Conditions for Equivalent Equations9m
Module 15: Solve an Equivalent Systems Problem10m
Module 16: Single Force Resultants-Coplanar System5m
Module 17: Single Force Resultants-Parallel Force Systems7m
Module 18: Distributed Force Systems9m
8 readings
PDF version of 2D and 3D Equilibrium Equations Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Conditions for Equivalent Equations Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Solve an Equivalent Systems Problem Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Single Force Resultants-Coplanar System Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Single Force Resultants-Parallel Force Systems Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Distributed Force Systems Powerpoint10m
Practice Problems10m
Solution to Quiz 310m
1 practice exercise
Equilibrium and Equivalence of Force Systems6m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Free Body Diagrams and Equilibrium Analysis Techniques

6 videos (Total 47 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Module 20: Method of Composite Parts I10m
Module 21: Method of Composite Parts II8m
Module 22: Resultant Force on Surfaces5m
Module 23: Free Body Diagrams I8m
Module 24: Free Body Diagrams II8m
9 readings
PDF version of Centroids Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Method of Composite Parts I Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Method of Composite Parts II Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Resultant Force on Surfaces Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Free Body Diagrams I Powerpoint10m
PDF version of Free Body Diagrams II Powerpoint10m
Module Materials: Free Body Diagrams II10m
Practice Problems10m
Solution to Quiz 410m
1 practice exercise
Free Body Diagrams and Equilibrium Analysis Techniques6m
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The interactive approach of Dr. Wanye Whiteman leads to clarify the concept of Engineering Mechanics. I am glad to enroll this course, I will enroll further courses in future.\n\nThank you so much

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everyone should do this course because experimental solutions are also explained and\n\nwe get a practical approach for each question\n\nvery well prepared course with simple and lucid language.

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Dr. Wayne Whiteman, PE

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Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

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