(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture, 1.5 hours tutorial
This course introduces the basic principles of Vector Mechanics as applied to Statics. The course content emphasizes the concept of equilibrium (2D and 3D) in application to particles, rigid bodies and simple structures, as well as equivalent systems, distributed forces and friction. Evaluation of knowledge and problem solving skills takes place through written assignments, quizzes, midterms and an exam.
Prerequisite: 65% in Physics 30 or equivalent, and 65% in Pure Math 30 or equivalent