Course: CM 340. Statics and Strength of Materials (3)
Prerequisites: CM 240; MATH 255B. The analysis of the distribution of forces on and within bodies in static equilibrium. Free body diagrams, equilibrium equations and the method of sections. The analysis of stresses and deflections in members and simple structural systems. Axial, torsional, bending and shear stresses and deflections, and column stability. Design of building structural members. Emphasis is given to the application to building structures. Not available for credit toward an engineering degree.