- Text: Engineering Mechanics: Vol. 1 Statics. 2nd Edition, by W.F. Riley and L.D. Sturges. Published by John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 1996.
- Credit or enrollment in Math 166 (Calculus II) and credit or enrollment in Phys 221 (Introduction to Classical Physics I).
- Course emphasis: The course emphasis is on the physics of rigid body equilibrium. Calculation of the support reactions on and internal forces in rigid bodies is an important first step in the analysis of structures.
- Disabilities: If you have a disability that is covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), contact your instructor early in the term. Be sure to show your instructor your Student Academic Accommodation Request (SAAR). If you do not have the completed form, you can obtain it from the Disabilities Resources Office (4-1020).