EGR 140 Syllabus
Curricula
in Which the Course is Taught: Science, Engineering, Liberal Arts
Course
Number and Title: EGR 140
Engineering Mechanics – Statics
Credit
Hours: Hours/Wk Lecture: 3 Hours/Wk Lab: Lec/Lab Comb: 3
I.
Relationship of the Course to Curricula Objectives in which course is
taught: This is a transfer level
engineering course that helps develop understanding of the basic principles of
engineering mechanics and their application to problems in the field of science
and engineering.
II.
Required Background: PHY241
III.
Course Content:
1.
Vector nature of force and
moment
2.
Equilibrium of a particle
3.
Equilibrium of a rigid body
4.
Structural Analysis
5.
Internal forces
6.
Friction
7.
Center of gravity and
centroid
8.
Moments of Inertia
9.
Virtual Work
V. Learner Outcomes: 
VI. Evaluation 

Students will be able 
Students will be evaluated based upon their performance in
the classroom discussions, homework, tests, quizzes and other assignments as
deemed necessary by the faculty. 

A. 
To demonstrate an understanding of conditions for static
equilibrium. 

B. 
To demonstrate an ability to apply conditions of static
equilibrium to particles and rigid bodies. 

C. 
To demonstrate an ability to perform structural analysis 

D. 
To understand the importance of friction in structural
analysis. 

E. 
To demonstrate an ability to evaluate moments of inertia and
virtual work 




VII. This course supports the
following objectives:
Critical Thinking
Quantitative Reasoning
Scientific Reasoning