ECTS - Basic Mechanics I-Statics

Basic Mechanics I-Statics (CE201) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Basic Mechanics I-Statics CE201 4 0 0 4 7
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MATH 157 – Extended Calculus
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Tolga Akış
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To provide the theory of engineering mechanics of rigid body in details along with its applications.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will be able to characterize forces and moments acting upon a rigid body or a system of rigid bodies.
  • Students will be able to construct clear and concise free-body diagrams for any rigid body or system of rigid bodies.
  • Students will be able to develop equations of equilibrium from free-body diagrams.
  • Students will be able to solve equations of equilibrium.
  • Students will be able to apply fundamental design concepts.
Course Content General introduction, statics of particles, statics of rigid bodies, equivalent force systems, equilibrium, analysis of trusses, analysis of beams, friction, and geometric properties of surfaces.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction (Chapter 1 in Textbook) 1-14
2 Statics of Particles (Chapter 2) 15-72
3 Statics of Particles (Chapter 2) 15-72
4 Rigid Bodies: Equivalent System of Forces (Chapter 3) 73-156
5 Rigid Bodies: Equivalent System of Forces (Chapter 3) 73-156
6 Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies (Chapter 4) 157-218
7 Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies (Chapter 4) 157-218
8 Analysis of Trusses (Chapter 6) 284-352
9 Analysis of Trusses (Chapter 6) 284-352
10 Analysis of Beams (Chapter 7) 353-410
11 Analysis of Beams (Chapter 7) 353-410
12 Friction (Chapter 8) 411-470
13 Geometric Properties of Surfaces (Chapter 5 and Chapter 9) 219-283 & 471-556
14 Geometric Properties of Surfaces (Chapter 5 and Chapter 9) 219-283 & 471-556
15 Final Exam Period
16 Final Exam Period

Sources

Course Book 1. Vector Mechanics for Engineers–Statics, 7th SI Ed., Beer F. P., Johnston E. R. and Eisenberg E. R., McGraw-Hill, 2004.
Other Sources 2. Engineering Mechanics-Statics, 3rd SI Ed., Hibbeler, R. C., Prentice Hall, 2005.
3. Engineering Statics, 3rd SI Ed., Meriam J. L., Kraige L. G., John Wiley, 2003.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 8 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
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10 A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
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ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 4 64
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 5 4 20
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 12 24
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 175