British Columbia Institute of Technologywww.bcit.ca/study/courses/tsyh1150

# TSYH 1150 - Strength of Materials Part 1: Forces on Systems

## Transystems Part-time Studies Course

### School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

# Course Details

This course covers the basic principles of statics including forces generated by applied and gravitational loads; how to establish the resultant of these forces, break them down into components and calculate the axial resisting forces maintaining equilibrium.

2.0

\$342.77

# Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

# CRN 30910

Start any time

This is a distance learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

TBD

## Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

\$342.77

## Notes

1. Correspondence format.
2. Please note that the above price is for tuition only; textbooks (if required) are additional. Course materials are available in the Learning Hub: https://learn.bcit.ca/ Textbooks are not shipped automatically, please order them from the BCIT Bookstore: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ Civil Technology PTS Department: https://commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
3. Important course information will be sent to you immediately after registering. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

# Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

## Module 1 - Introduction/Vectors

• Define the units of measurement used in Statics, and explain the terminology used to describe loading systems and their supports.
• Set up and solve problems involving the use of trigonometrical functions.
• Solve problems involving the manipulation of vector quantities.

## Module 2 - Moments and Couples

• Calculate the turning effect (moment) about an axis caused by a single force or combination of forces.
• Identify and measure couples.

## Module 3 - Resultants

• Determine the resultant of concurrent and parallel forces, or systems where the forces are neither concurrent nor parallel.
• Substitute a single resultant force for a system of distributed loading.
• Replace a force by another force and a couple.

## Module 4 - Equilibrium

• Draw free body diagrams of systems in equilibrium.
• Use the equations of equilibrium to determine reacting forces in concurrent and parallel force systems.
• Calculate the resisting moment in fixed-ended cantilevered systems.

## Module 5 - Trusses

• Recognize and define two force members in force systems.
• Analyze trusses by evaluation of the joints.
• Analyze trusses by isolating sections.

## Module 6 - Frames and Machines

• Use the method of members to analyze frames.
• Solve problems related to frames and machines.

## Module 7 - Three-dimensional Systems

• Reduce forces to components along three axes.
• Apply the equations of equilibrium to three-dimensional systems and use these to solve for forces.

Effective as of Fall 2003

#### Contact Information

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the College and Institute Act (RSBC 1996, Ch.52). BCIT will use this information to communicate with you regarding relevant BCIT programs, courses and services. This information is only used by authorized BCIT staff. Email communication sent to and from BCIT is routed through the United States of America. If you have any questions about BCIT's collection and use of this information, please contact BCIT’s manager of Information Access and Privacy.

# Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of TSYH 1150 - Strength of Materials Part 1: Forces on Systems? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request related to BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

# Find Courses

English Language Proficiency

BCIT's Part-time Studies English Language Proficiency Standard is English 12 (or equivalency). Students who do not meet this requirement should upgrade their English skills prior to any future registration.

Payment Changes At BCIT

We've changed the way we accept payments.

Find out more

## Registration News

Registration is now open for the Winter 2022 term.

## Classroom Locations

Classroom locations are subject to last minute changes. Please check the Part-time Studies Classroom Locations listing at www.bcit.ca/rooms on the first day of any course you are registered for.

## Part-time Studies Financial Aid

Will you be studying at BCIT part-time? Do you need assistance funding your studies? Find out if you qualify for Part-time Studies financial aid.