# GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
MECHANICS I (STATICS)/CE223
 Course Title: MECHANICS I (STATICS) Credits 3 ECTS 5 Course Semester 3 Type of The Course Compulsory
COURSE INFORMATION
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-- (TEXTBOOK)
-- (SUPPLEMENTARY TEXTBOOK)
-- (PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES)
-- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
English
-- COURSE OBJECTIVES
-- COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
Determine the equilibrium condition of a particle / a rigid body using vectors,
Use free body diagrams to solve the mechanics problems,
Determine system of forces equivalent to applied forces on a body,
Distinguish between statically determined and undetermined systems, and be able to determine support reactions of statically determined systems,
Determine the internal forces for simple trusses using the method of joints and method of sections,
Determine the internal forces of statically determinate frames,
Define the types of beams, and draw internal force diagrams,
Determine the location of geometric center and center of gravity for distributed loads,
Define the area moment of inertia for certain geometric shapes, and be able to use the parallel-axis theorem.

-- MODE OF DELIVERY
The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 --WEEKLY SCHEDULE 1. Week Introduction: The applications of Newtonian mechanics in engineering, dimensions and units. 2. Week Force Vectors: Definitions, vector calculations, Cartesian vectors, components and resultant vectors, concurrent and coplanar forces. 3. Week Particle Equilibrium: Newton’s laws, equilibrium of a particle, free body diagrams for concurrent forces, planar problems, and three dimensional probl 4. Week Force Systems: Moment, vector product, Varignon’s theorem, scalar product, mixed triple product, equivalent systems of forces and simplification, simp 5. Week Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies: Internal and external forces, types of supports, free body diagrams, equilibrium for planar problems. 6. Week Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies: Two and three force bodies, three dimensional problems, statically determined and undetermined bodies. 7. Week Structural Analysis: Simple truss systems, methods of joints, zero force members, method of sections, space truss systems and Midterm Examination-1 8. Week Structural Analysis: Simple truss systems, methods of joints, zero force members, method of sections, space truss systems. 9. Week Structural Analysis: Frames, disassembling of frames, definition and determination of internal forces. 10. Week Internal Forces: Normal force, shear force and bending moment, types of beams, Gerber type beams, determination of internal forces. 11. Week Internal Forces: Axial force, shear force and bending moment equations and diagrams, relation between distributed loading, shear and bending moment. 12. Week Midterm Examination-2 13. Week Distributed Loading: Determination of geometric center, mass center and center of gravity, composite area and bodies, distributed loading, geometric c 14. Week Moments of Inertia: Area moments of inertia, parallel axis theorem. 15. Week Moments of Inertia: Mohr circle of moments of inertia. 16. Week
-- TEACHING and LEARNING METHODS
-- ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 Quantity Total Weighting (%) Midterm Exams 2 60 Assignment 0 0 Application 0 0 Projects 0 0 Practice 0 0 Quiz 0 0 Percent of In-term Studies 60 Percentage of Final Exam to Total Score 40