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Statics MECH 1141

Mechanical Engineering Part-time Studies Course

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.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$669.69

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of MECH 1141 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 66962

Duration

Tue Jun 14 - Thu Aug 18 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 66962
  • $669.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 14 - Aug 18 Tue, Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Mohammad Alemi

Course outline

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Credits

4

Cost

$669.69

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer 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 part-time studies 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

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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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