On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Apply vector algebra to engineering mechanics problems, Prepare free body diagrams of 2D and 3D rigid bodies, Apply Newton’s 1st law of motion to 2D and 3D rigid bodies, Explain the difference between truss and frame type structures, Distinguish statically determinate truss and frame type structures, Compute internal forces and support reactions in 2D and 3D statically determinate trusses, Compute internal forces and support reactions in statically determinate beams and frames, Determine properties of surfaces such as center of gravity, centroid of an area; moment of inertia, product and polar moment of inertia of an area.