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Engineering Statics

This online course comes from the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) by Carnegie Mellon. "The course includes self-guiding materials and activities, and is ideal for independent learners, or instructors trying out this course package." "Statics is a sophomore level engineering course, offered in all mechanical and civil engineering programs. We study methods of quantifying the forces between bodies, for example parts of mechanical, structural, and biological systems." "Statics is the study of methods for quantifying the forces between bodies. Forces are responsible for maintaining balance and causing motion of bodies, or changes in their shape. Motion and changes in shape are critical to the functionality of artifacts in the man-made world and to phenomena in the natural world. Statics is... Show More


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