Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
20150102002101STATICSCompulsory124
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teach students the basic engineering principles
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Ömer Rıza AKGÜN
Learning Outcomes
1Understand the laws of statics as evidence by the ability to identify a given description or formulation.
2Understand the laws of statics as evidence by the ability to identify a given description or formulation.
3Recognise and understand the different load types.
4Recognise and understand the different load types.
5Recognise and appreciate the structural response of simple, pinned, roller and fixed support types.
6Recognise and appreciate the structural response of simple, pinned, roller and fixed support types.
7Understand the fundamentals of static equilibrium.
8Understand the fundamentals of static equilibrium.
9Understand the structural behaviour of truss frames and three pin frames.
10Understand the structural behaviour of truss frames and three pin frames.
11Determine coordinates of centers of gravity for volumes, areas and lines.
12Determine coordinates of centers of gravity for volumes, areas and lines.
13Aware of the friction between rigid bodies.
14Aware of the friction between rigid bodies.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Definition and classification of mechanics, Principles of statics, System of planar forces, Constraints of planar bodies and computation of constraint, Gerber beams, Systems with three hinges, General systems with hinges, Plane trusses, Cables, Space system of forces, Central axis, Center of gravity, Constraints in space, Space trusses, Friction, Method of virtual work
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, Principles of statics, Concurrent forces
2General force systems in plane, Distributed forces
3Plane constraints, Structural systems
4Frames and systems with internal hinges
5Gerber beams
6Trusses
7Cables
8Mid-term exam
9Forces in space
10Constraints in space, Reduction of forces at the same point
11Constraints in space, Reduction of forces at the same point
12Center of gravity
13Friction
14Virtuel work
Recommended or Required Reading
1 Beer, F., Johnston E.R. 1995; Mühendisler için Mekanik: Statik, (Çevirenler: Keskinel, F., Özbek, T.) Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul 2 Hibbeler, R. 2001; Engineering Mechanics: Statics, Prentice-Hall, NJ 3 Aköz, Y., Eratlı, N. 2000; Statik-Mukavemet, Beta Basım Yayım Dağıtım AŞ, İstanbul 4 Aköz, Y. 2000; Statik-Mukavemet, Beta Basım Yayım Dağıtım AŞ, İstanbul 5 Omurtag, M.H. 2009; Mühendisler için Mekanik: Statik, Birsen Yayınevi, İstanbul
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Self Study14684
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)117
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