Instructor: Dr. Bahadır Alyavuz
Lecture hours: will be announced! 
Office hours: will be announced! 
Text book
Engineering Mechanics, Statics. Twelfth Edition in SI Units. R.C. Hibbeler, Prentice Hall. Reference books
1. F.P. Beer and E.R. Johnston, "Vector Mechanics for Engineers, Statics", Mc Graw Hill.
2. J.L.Meriam, L.G.Kraig, "Engineering Mechanics, Statics", Wiley. 
Grading
Course works during semester (2 midterm exams, homeworks, attendence, etc.) %60, Final exam %40. Attendence
Students have to attend at least 70% of total lecture time.





Tentative Course Content 
1 General Principles
1.1 Mechanics
1.2 Fundamental Concepts
1.3 Units of Measurement
1.4 The International System of Units
1.5 Numerical Calculations
1.6 General Procedure for Analysis

2 Force Vectors 2.1 Scalars and Vectors
2.2 Vector Operations
2.3 Vector Addition of Forces
2.4 Addition of a System of Coplanar Forces
2.5 Cartesian Vectors
2.6 Addition of Cartesian Vectors
2.7 Position Vectors
2.8 Force Vector Directed Along a Line
2.9 Dot Product

3 Equilibrium of a Particle 3.1 Condition for the Equilibrium of a Particle
3.2 The FreeBody Diagram
3.3 Coplanar Force Systems 3.4 ThreeDimensional Force Systems

4 Force System Resultants 4.2 Cross Product
4.3 Moment of a Force–Vector Formulation
4.4 Principle of Moments
4.5 Moment of a Force about a Specified Axis
4.6 Moment of a Couple
4.7 Simplification of a Force and Couple System
4.8 Further Simplification of a Force and Couple System
4.9 Reduction of a Simple Distributed Loading

5 Equilibrium of a Rigid Body 5.1 Conditions for RigidBody Equilibrium
5.2 FreeBody Diagrams
5.3 Equations of Equilibrium
5.4 Two and ThreeForce Members
5.5 Equilibrium in Three Dimensions  Free Body Diagrams
5.6 Equilibrium in Three Dimensions  Equations of Equilibrium
5.7 Constraints and Statical Determinacy

6 Structural Analysis 6.1 Simple Trusses
6.2 The Method of Joints
6.3 ZeroForce Members
6.4 The Method of Sections
6.5 Space Trusses
6.6 Frames

7 Internal Forces 7.1 Internal Loadings Developed in Structural Members
7.2 Shear and Moment Equations and Diagrams
7.3 Relations between Distributed Load, Shear, and Moment

9 Center of Gravity and Centroid 9.1 Center of Gravity, Center of Mass, and the Centroid of a Body 9.2 Composite Bodies
9.4 Resultant of a General Distributed Loading
9.5 Fluid Pressure

10 Moments of Inertia 10.1 Definition of Moments of Inertia for Areas
10.2 ParallelAxis Theorem for an Area
10.3 Radius of Gyration of an Area
10.4 Moments of Inertia for Composite Areas
10.5 Product of Inertia for an Area

8 Friction 8.1 Characteristics of Dry Friction
8.2 Problems Involving Dry Friction
8.5 Frictional Forces on Flat Belts
8.8 Rolling Resistance


