2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    May 30, 2024  
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 261 - Introduction to Statics, 2 credit hours


Prerequisite(s): one year of introductory physics or instructor’s permission
A lecture course concentrating on equilibrium forces and torques on extended bodies. Topics covered include stress, strain, elastic moduli, Poisson’s ratio, compression, tension, sheer, bending, torsion, power, moments of inertia, bending moments, beam deflection and Mohr’s circle. PHY 261 is taught as needed as a minimester and is especially recommended for students in the pre-engineering program.



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