Description of Individual Course Units
 Course 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 co-requisities
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
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 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
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None