Description
Engineering Mechanics is one of the core courses that all engineering students must take. This course continues the study of Engineering Mechanics Statics with stepbystep problems.
In this course, we begin by working with forces directed along a line. We define the line as a vector, and in doing this we can define force vectors of any magnitude and pointed in any direction.
We then introduce the concept of the dot product in mechanics. We review the dot product and how to calculate it along with a discussion of why it is important in engineering. Next, we solve dot product problems that allow us to find the components of a vector force in any direction desired.
Finally, we discuss 2D and 3D particle equilibrium. We present the vector equations along with the scalar form of the equations, and solve numerous equilibrium problems where we must calculate the forces acting at a point.
This material is fundamental to Engineering Mechanics. The skills that the student builds while working with vectors will greatly make the followon material much easier to master.
The easiest way to learn this material is through stepbystep video lessons!
