Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ZTM206STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALSCompulsory243
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
1Ability to use Vectors for solving of static problems.
2To make calculation of force, moment and equilibrium for mechanical systems
3To make statical and dynamical calculation for rigid bodies in agricultural systems for desing purposes.
4Ability 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
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Course introduction and introduction to VectorsProblem solving
2Vectors and vectoral calculationProblem solving
3Force Systems: Force, Moment, Couple, and ResultantsProblem solving
4Equilibrium: Mechanical System IsolationProblem solving
5Equilibrium: Equilibrium ConditionsProblem solving
6Structures: Plane TrussesProblem solving
7Structures: Method of JointsProblem solving
8Midterm Exam
9Structures: Method of SectionsProblem solving
10Distributed Forces: Center of Mass, Centroids of Lines, Areas, and VolumeProblem solving
11Friction: Types of Friction, Dry Friction Problem solving
12Kinematics of Particles: Relative motion (Translating axes), Constrained Motion of Connected Particles. Problem solving
13Gerilme –UzamaProblem solving
14Work and Energy, Center of Mass, Impulse and Momentum, Impact. Problem solving
15Kinetics of Systems of Particles Problem solving
16Final 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
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Individual Study for Homework Problems8216
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10330
Individual Study for Final Examination10440
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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