Statics Competencies


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1 The student will be able to describe and explain both qualitatively and quantitatively the definitions and relationships of Statics. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
2 The student will be able to use the definitions and relationships of Statics to ask and answer qualitative and quantitative Statics questions. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
3 The student will be able to use the definitions and relationships of Statics and the general problem solving procedure to solve Statics problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
4 The student will be able to state and use the definitions of measurement, standard, dimensions and units. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
5 The student will be able to state and use SI units for amounts of space, time, matter, and energy Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
6 The student will be able to use the definitions of measurement, standard, dimensions, and units to ask and answer qualitative and quantitative questions about space, time, matter and energy. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
7 The student will be able to use the definitions of measurement, standard, dimensions, and units and the general problem solving procedure to solve measurement, standard, dimensions, and units problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
8 The student will be able to state and use the definitions of scalar and vector both qualitatively and quantitatively. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
9 The student will be able to multiply scalars and vectors and describe qualitatively and quantitatively the results of this multiplication. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
10 The student will be able to state both qualitatively and quantitatively the definitions of component vector, resultant vector, unit vector, and rectangular components. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
11 The student will be able to use the definitions of component vector, resultant vector, unit vector, and rectangular components to ask and answer qualitative and quantitative questions about the size and direction of any vector. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
12 The student will be able to use the size and direction of any vector to find the vector’s rectangular components. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
13 The student will be able to use the rectangular components of any vector to find the vector’s size and direction.  Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
14 The student will be able to represent any vector using the unit vectors and the rectangular components of the vector. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
15 The student will be able to use the rectangular components of vectors to find the rectangular components of the resultant vector of two or more vectors. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
16 The student will be able to define both qualitatively and quantitatively the scalar dot product of two vectors. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
17 The student will be able to qualitatively and quantitatively use the definitions of position vector, force vector and line of action of a vector. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
18 The student will be able to qualitatively and quantitatively use the position vector along the line of action of a force vector to find the components of the force vector. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
19 The student will be able to use the definition of the scalar product of two vectors to find the value produced when two vectors are multiplied to produce a scalar. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
20 The student will be able to define both qualitatively and quantitatively the vector cross product of two vectors. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
21 The student will be able to use the definition of the vector cross product of two vectors to find the vector produced when two vectors are multiplied to produce a third vector. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
22 The student will be able to describe forces and their relationship both qualitatively and quantitatively to ask and answer questions and solve problems.  Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
23 The student will be able to describe and draw free body diagrams showing all contact and non-contact forces acting on the body and use them to ask and answer questions and solve problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
24 The student will be able to describe and use Newton’s First law for translational motion both qualitatively and quantitatively. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
25 The student will be able to describe and use Newton’s Second law of translational motion both qualitatively and quantitatively to ask and answer questions and solve problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
26 The student will be able to describe and use Newton’s Third law of action and reaction forces both qualitatively and quantitatively to ask and answer questions and solve problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
27 The student will be able to describe and use Newton’s law of Universal Gravitation both qualitatively and quantitatively to ask and answer questions and solve problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
28 The student will be able to define weight both qualitatively and quantitatively and use it to ask and answer questions and solve problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
29 The student will be able to state the relationship between mass and weight both qualitatively and quantitatively and use it to ask and answer questions and solve problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
30 The student will be able to state the condition for translational equilibrium of an object both qualitatively and quantitatively. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
31 The student will be able to draw and use the free body diagram of an object to qualitatively and quantitatively describe translational equilibrium. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
32 The student will be able to use free body diagrams and the condition for translational equilibrium to solve coplanar and three dimensional force systems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
33 The student will be able to qualitatively and quantitatively define Moment of a Force. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
34 The student will be able to use scalars and the vector cross product to describe the Moment of a Force . Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
35 The student will be able to determine them moment of a force around any specified axis using the principle of moments. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
36 The student will be able to define moment of a couple both qualitatively and quantitatively. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
37 The student will be able to determine the resultant force and resultant moment around any specified axes for any system of forces and couples. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
38 The student will be able to determine the resultant force and resultant moment around any specified axes for a simple distributed loading. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
39 The student will be able to state the conditions for translational and rotational equilibrium of a rigid body both qualitatively and quantitatively. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
40 The student will be able to draw and use the free body diagram of rigid bodies to qualitatively and quantitatively describe translational and rotational equilibrium. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
41 The student will be able to use the translational and rotational conditions for equilibrium to ask and answer qualitative and quantitative questions and solve problems in translational and rotational equilibrium. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
42 The student will be able to qualitatively and quantitatively describe rigid body constraints an use them to ask and answer questions and solve two and three dimensional rigid body equilibrium problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
43 The student will be able to qualitatively and quantitatively describe trusses, frames and machines and use them to ask and answer questions and solve problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
44 The student will be able to use the method of joints and the method of sections to ask and answer qualitative and quantitative questions and solve equilibrium problems involving trusses. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
45 The student will be able to ask and answer qualitative and quantitative questions and solve equilibrium problems involving frames and machines. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
46 The student will be able to qualitatively and quantitatively describe the internal forces and moments in structural members and use them to ask and answer questions and solve problems. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
47 The student will be able to describe friction and normal forces and their relationship both qualitatively and quantitatively to ask and answer questions and solve problems.  Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
48 The student will be able to use the definitions of friction and normal forces and their relationship both qualitatively and quantitatively to ask and answer questions and solve dry friction problems and friction problems with wedges and flat belts.  Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
49 The student will be able to use the definitions of centroid, center of mass, and center of gravity to ask and answer questions, and solve problems involving composite bodies. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
50 The student will be able to state and use the definitions of moment of inertia for areas and mass moment of inertia and use them to ask and answer questions and solve problems both qualitatively and quantitatively. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
51 The student will be able to state and use the definitions of radius of gyration for areas and for masses and use them to ask and answer questions and solve problems both qualitatively and quantitatively. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
52 The student will be able to state and use the parallel axis theorem and use it to ask and answer questions and solve problems both qualitatively and quantitatively. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems
53 The student will be able to state and use the definitions of moment of inertia for areas and mass moment of inertia and the parallel axis theorem to ask and answer questions and solve composite object problems both qualitatively and quantitatively. Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussions, and Practicing Problem Solving Answers to Questions on Quizzes and Tests and Analysis and Solutions of Test Problems


Last Updated on 11/20/00
By Bill Murray
Email: murray@rscc.cc.tn.us