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Both the classical and vector approaches in the application of physics to practical engineering analysis are featured in this course. Students learn the principles of static equilibrium of rigid bodies. Topics include force systems, couples, first- and second-moments, centroids, friction, and free body diagrams. Application areas include trusses, frames, machines, cables, and other structures. 3 hrs. lect. Prerequisites: PHY 109 and MAT 180.