• Program: Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Course: Statics and Strength of Materials
  • Course #: METS2100
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to the understanding and applications of applied physics. Items covered will include the use of calculators to solve algebra and trigonometry functions, vectoring equilibrium`s, stress, strain, deformations, moments of inertia and section modules, belt friction, thermal expansion, welded and bolted connections.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Solve component-of-force problems
Solve equilibrium problems
Solve tensile stress problems
Solve shear stress problems
Solve stress and strain problems
Determine Bar X and Bar Y of an area
Calculate moments-of-inertia
Determine fastener location
Determine overall joint strength

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Recommended: MATH2050 or MATH2200
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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