Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180104002100STATICSCompulsory125
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teach students the basic engineering principles
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi M. Alperen ÖZDEMİR
Learning Outcomes
1Understand the laws of statics as evidence by the ability to identify a given description or formulation.
2Recognise and understand the different load types.
3Recognise and appreciate the structural response of simple, pinned, roller and fixed support types.
4Understand the fundamentals of static equilibrium.
5Understand the structural behaviour of truss frames and three pin frames.
6Determine coordinates of centers of gravity for volumes, areas and lines.
7Aware of the friction between rigid bodies.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
N/A
Recommended Optional Programme Components
N/A
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 Examination150
Quiz625
Homework625
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)
N/A
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Quiz616
Individual Study for Mid term Examination177
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Individual Study for Quiz6530
Homework61590
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)146
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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