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Engineering Mechanics - Statics

Module name (EN): Engineering Mechanics - Statics
Degree programme: Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: MAB_19_A_1.02.TMS
SAP-Submodule-No.: P241-0284
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min.

[updated 05.11.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAB_19_A_1.02.TMS (P241-0284) Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
MAB_19_M_3.05.MK1 Machine Elements and Design 1
MAB_19_M_3.07.TMK Engineering Mechanics - Kinetics
MAB_19_M_4.04.MK2 Engineering Design (with Project)
MAB_19_PE_5.11.FEM The Finite Element Method (FEM)

[updated 08.03.2022]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heike Jaeckels
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heike Jaeckels

[updated 18.02.2020]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
* describe the terms force and moment
* apply free body diagrams
* write down equilibrium conditions and solve systems of equations
* calculate and represent internal forces and moments in structures
* consider adhesion and friction in the analysis of static rigid body systems
* mathematically describe planar movements of mass points

[updated 05.11.2020]
Module content:
Central, spatial force systems
General, spatial force systems
Internal forces and moments
Adhesion and friction
Kinematics outlook

[updated 05.11.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with seminaristic elements

[updated 05.11.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Berger J. : Technische Mechanik für Ingenieure 1 (Statik), Vieweg Verlag, latest edition
Gloistehn H. H. : Lehr- und Übungsbuch der Technischen Mechanik, Bd. 1, 1992
Gross D. et al. : Technische Mechanik, Bd.1 Statik, Springer Verlag, latest edition
Hibbeler et al. : Technische Mechanik 1, Pearson Verlag, München, latest edition
Holzmann G. et al. : Technische Mechanik 1, Teubner Verlag, latest edition

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