# 151-0501-02L Mechanics 1: Kinematics and Statics (Colloquium)

Semester | Autumn Semester 2020 |

Lecturers | R. Hopf |

Periodicity | yearly recurring course |

Language of instruction | German |

Abstract | Basics: Position of a material point, velocity, kinematics of rigid bodies, forces, reaction principle, mechanical power Statics: Groups of forces, moments, equilibrium of rigid bodies, reactions at supports, parallel forces, center of gravity, statics of systems, principle of virtual power, trusses, frames, forces in beams and cables, friction |

Learning objective | The understanding of the fundamentals of Statics for engineers and their application in simple settings. |

Content | Basics: Position of a material point; velocity; kinematics of rigid bodies; translation, rotation, planar motion; forces, action-reaction principle, internal and external forces, distributed forces; mechanical power. Statics: equivalence and reduction of groups of forces; rest and equilibrium; basic theorem of statics; kinematic and static boundary conditions, applications to supports and clamps of rods and beams; procedures for determination of forces at supports and clamps; parallel forces and centre of gravity; statics of systems, solution using basic theorem and using the principle of virtual power, statically indeterminate systems; statically determinate truss structures, ideal truss structures, nodal point equilibrium, methods for truss force determination; friction, static friction, sliding friction, friction at joints and supports, rolling resistance; forces in cables; beam loading, force and moment vector. |

Lecture notes | Übungsblätter |

Literature | Sayir, M.B., Dual J., Kaufmann S., Ingenieurmechanik 1: Grundlagen und Statik, Teubner |

Prerequisites / Notice | Live stream of the lecture: https://video.ethz.ch/live/lectures/zentrum/ml/ml-e-12.html |