# GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
STATICS/MM201
 Course Title: STATICS Credits 4 ECTS 4 Semester 3 Compulsory/Elective Compulsory
COURSE INFO
-- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
Turkish
-- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
Prof. Mahmut OZBAY, Assoc.Prof. Ezgi GUNAY, Assist.Prof. Osman Selim TURKBAS, Lecturer Tunc APATAY
-- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/ozbaym,websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/egunay,websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/turkbas, websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/tapatay
-- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
ozbaym@gazi.edu.tr, turkbas@gazi.edu.tr, egunay@gazi.edu.tr, tapatay@gazi.edu.tr
-- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Gaining the ability to drawing free body diagrams in the mechanical systems and to analyze the forces.
Learning the equivalent force systems to analyze the forces.
Learning the theory and applications of engineering mechanics applied to a rigid body subjected to a coplanar system of forces.
Learning the theory and applications of engineering mechanics applied to to the general case of three dimensional force systems acting on a body.
Learning the geometrical properties of the cross-sections to solve the mechanics of materials prooblems.

-- MODE OF DELIVERY
The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
-- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
-- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT 1. Week GENERAL PRINCIPLES: fundemental concepts, units of measurement. 2. Week FORCE VECTORS: vector operations, cartesian vectors, position vectors, addition&subtraction of cartesian vectors 3. Week FORCE VECTORS: force vectors directed along a line, dot product. EQUILIBRIUM OF A PARTICLE: condition for the equilibrium of a particle, the free bod 4. Week EQUILIBRIUM OF A PARTICLE: coplanar force systems, three dimensional force systems 5. Week FORCE SYSTEM RESULTANTS: cross product, moment of a force, moment of a force about a specified axis.Moment of a couple 6. Week EQUILIBRIUM OF A RIGID BODY: equilibrium equations in twothree dimensioanal force systems, free body diagrams, two & three force members 7. Week Midterm 1 8. Week STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS: simple trusses 9. Week STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS: frames & machines. 10. Week INTERNAL FORCES: internal forces developed in structural members, shear & moment diagrams. 11. Week INTERNAL FORCES: internal forces developed in structural members, shear & moment diagrams. 12. Week Midterm II. 13. Week FRICTION:characteristics of dry friction, problems involving dry friction. 14. Week CENTER OF GRAVITY AND CENTROID: center of gravity, center of mass & centroid for a body, composite bodies. 15. Week MOMENT OF INERTIA: moments of inertia for areas & masses, parallel-axis theorem, product of inertia for an area 16. Week Final