Electrical and Computer Engineering

ECE 9 Statics and Mechanics of Materials

Theory and application of statics and mechanics of materials for mechanical and biomechanical systems. Covers statics of particles; equilibrium of rigid bodies; free-body diagrams; analysis of structure; friction; concepts of stress and strain; axial loading; torsion and bending; and failure criteria. (Formerly Introduction to Statics, Dynamics, and Biomechanics.)


Prerequisite(s): MATH 19A; and PHYS 5A and PHYS 5L or PHYS 6A and PHYS 6L; and AM 10 or MATH 21.