Credit points: 3.5
Prerequisites: Mechanics of Particles (Cuncurrent)
Main Principles of mechanics. Concept of force. Forces as vectors. Equivalent systems of forces. Equilibrium of rigid bodies. Distributed forces. Center of gravity. Centroids of areas. Hydrostatics. First moments of areas and lines. Moments of inertia of areas. Analysis of structures. Trusses, frames and beams. Internal forces and moments in trusses, frames and beams. Analysis of cables. Method of virtual work. Potential energy.