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Course details

This course introduces the basics for the design and analysis of many types of structures and mechanical devices encountered in engineering. Topics include trigonometry, vector analysis, forces, moments, free body diagrams (FBD) and equilibrium, applied to the analysis of frames, trusses, machines, cable-pulley systems and systems with friction.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$683.15

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of MECH 1141 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 46251

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Mar 20 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 46251
  • $683.15
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 20 Mon, Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

Mohammad Alemi

Course outline

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Credits

4

Cost

$683.15

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class will be held on Monday, February 20th - Family Day. Please note: The delivery format for this course is ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 90102

Duration

Tue Mar 21 - Thu May 25 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 90102
  • $683.15
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 21 - May 25 Tue, Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$683.15

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please note: The delivery format for this course is ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Solve problems in engineering mechanics using Imperial and Metric Units. [1]
  • Describe standard engineering practices as applied to engineering mechanics. [1]
  • Add vectors by graphical, vector component, and trigonometric methods. [1]
  • Construct free body diagrams. [1]
  • Calculate reaction forces and moments on rigid bodies. [1, 2]
  • Calculate forces on cable pulley systems. [1, 2]
  • Calculate internal forces in trusses. [1, 2]
  • Calculate internal forces in frames. [1, 2]
  • Determine frictional forces. [1, 2]
  • Calculate area properties (centroids and moments of inertia). [1]

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

Statics (MECH 1141) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Engineering
    Bachelor of Engineering Full-time
  2. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Design Option)
    Diploma Full-time
  3. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Manufacturing Option)
    Diploma Full-time
  4. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Systems Option)
    Diploma Full-time

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