
Description of Individual Course UnitsCourse Unit Code  Course Unit Title  Type of Course Unit  Year of Study  Semester  Number of ECTS Credits  ZTM206  STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS  Compulsory  2  4  3 
 Level of Course Unit  First Cycle  Objectives of the Course  To build a foundation of analytical capability for the solution of an engineering problems. In this class, students study general subjects of Statics first then Dynamics to maintain the general view of mechanics subjects and all information was used for design purposes.  Name of Lecturer(s)  Prof. Dr. Engin ÇAKIR  Learning Outcomes  1  Ability to use Vectors for solving of static problems.  2  To make calculation of force, moment and equilibrium for mechanical systems  3  To make statical and dynamical calculation for rigid bodies in agricultural systems for desing purposes.  4  Ability to trasfer of basic statics and strength of materials principles to agricultural Engineering and using of these principles for engineering system analysis 
 Mode of Delivery  Face to Face  Prerequisites and corequisities  None  Recommended Optional Programme Components  None  Course Contents  • Force Systems: Force, Moment, Couple, and Resultants.
• Equilibrium: Mechanical System Isolation and Equilibrium Conditions
• Structures: Plane Trusses, Method of Joints, and Method of Sections
• Distributed Forces: Center of Mass, Centroids of Lines, Areas, and Volumes
• Friction: Types of Friction, Dry Friction
• Kinematics of Particles: Rectilinear motion, Plane curvilinear motion, Rectangular Coordinates, Normal and Tangential Coordinates, Relative motion (Translating axes), Constrained Motion of Connected Particles.
• Kinetics of Particles: Force, Mass, and Acceleration, Newton’s Second Law, Rectilinear Motion, Plane Curvilinear Motion, Work and Energy, Center of Mass, Impulse and Momentum, Impact.
• Kinetics of Systems of Particles.  Weekly Detailed Course Contents  
1  Course introduction and introduction to Vectors  Problem solving   2  Vectors and vectoral calculation  Problem solving   3  Force Systems: Force, Moment, Couple, and Resultants  Problem solving   4  Equilibrium: Mechanical System Isolation  Problem solving   5  Equilibrium: Equilibrium Conditions  Problem solving   6  Structures: Plane Trusses  Problem solving   7  Structures: Method of Joints  Problem solving   8  Midterm Exam
   9  Structures: Method of Sections  Problem solving   10  Distributed Forces: Center of Mass, Centroids of Lines, Areas, and Volume  Problem solving   11  Friction: Types of Friction, Dry Friction
 Problem solving   12  Kinematics of Particles: Relative motion (Translating axes), Constrained Motion of Connected Particles.
 Problem solving   13  Gerilme –Uzama  Problem solving   14  Work and Energy, Center of Mass, Impulse and Momentum, Impact.
 Problem solving   15  Kinetics of Systems of Particles
 Problem solving   16  Final Exam   
 Recommended or Required Reading  1 J.L. Meriam, L:G: Kraige “ Engineering Mechanics: STATICS” (1998)
2.F.P. Beer, E.R. Johnston “ STATICS”
3. 2. F.P. Beer, E.R. Johnston “ Mechanics of Materials”
 Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods   Assessment Methods and Criteria   Language of Instruction  Turkish  Work Placement(s)  None 
 Workload Calculation 

Midterm Examination  1  2  2  Final Examination  1  2  2  Individual Study for Homework Problems  8  2  16  Individual Study for Mid term Examination  10  3  30  Individual Study for Final Examination  10  4  40  
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes  LO1  5                LO2  5   5          5     LO3  5  5  5   5     5  5  5  5     LO4  5  5    5     5  5   5    
 * Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High 



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