James W. Kamman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Western Michigan University
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ME 2560 - Statics

Forces and moments acting upon structural bodies under static loads. Concepts of vectors, free-body diagrams, shear and moment diagrams, centroids, moments of inertia and friction. Prerequisites: MATH 1230 or MATH 1710

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