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Chair:
Brice Smith
Bowers Hall, Room 342
Phone: 607-753-2821
Fax: 607-753-4973

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PHY 522 - Engineering Mechanics

Study of statics of rigid bodies with applications to structural and load analysis. Topics include: equilibrium of extended bodies, centroids, friction and the analysis of trusses, frames, beams, towers and cables with a focus on engineering applications to renewable energy systems. Not open to students with credit for PHY 422.

Prerequisite: PHY 201 and MAT 122 or MAT 237.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code S = offered in spring
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.