1 (e) Units
Be able to manipulate basic engineering units in both the International and US Customary Systems of Units in engineering analysis and be able to convert between the two.
2 (a) Vector Notation
Be able to perform basic vector operations using standard vector notation.
3 (a) Free-Body Diagrams
Be able to conceptualize and draw a conventional free-body diagram which identifies and applies all known and unknown forces.
4 (a) Forces
Understand the nature of forces(s) and their manipulation in engineering analysis, including moments, couples, transmissibility and resultants.
5 (a) Equilibrium
Understand the conditions for equilibrium for both a particle and a rigid body.
6 (e) Axial Forces
Be able to determine the axial forces in the members of a statically determinant truss.
7 (e) Center of Gravity
Be able to calculate the center of gravity for 2 and 3 dimensional rigid bodies.
8 (e) Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams
Be able to both calculate and draw diagrams for the internal shear forces and bending moments in straight, statically determinant beams.
9 (a) Friction
Understand the nature of friction and be able to solve problems involving friction and shear on horizontal and inclined planes.
10 (a) Centroids
Be able to use calculus to compute centroids of lines, areas and volumes.
11 (e) Analysis
Demonstrate competence in basic engineering analysis.