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ECOR 1101 [0.5 credit] Mechanics I

Introduction to mechanics. Scalars and vectors. Concurrent forces: resultant and components. Statics of particles. Moments and couples. Force system resultants. Rigid body equilibrium. Frames and machines. Internal forces. Kinematics and kinetics of particles. Conservation theorems: work-energy; impulse-momentum. Centroids and centres of gravity.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 1004 and MATH 1104.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorials and problem analysis three hours a week.