MT-341 : Applied Mechanics

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: MT-341 Applied Mechanics

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3 class hours

Credits: 3

Pre-requisites (if any): None

Co-requisites (if any): PH-201

Course Description in college catalog:

Vector treatment of the static equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies. Equivalent force and couple systems. Distributed force systems. Application of basic analytical techniques to mechanical devices and structures. Centroids, center of gravity, moments of inertia. Friction and impending motion.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.A.S. Architectural Technology

A.A.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

  2. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

MT1-1 Analyze mechanical systems in a mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.

MT2-1 Apply the basic laws of mechanics to components and structures.

Program-specific outcomes

 Career Preparation and Advancement – Graduates will demonstrate mastery of the knowledge and skills needed for entry into or advancement in the field of Mechanical Engineering Technology.
 Engineering Competence - Graduates will be competent technicians with problem solving and design skills, and have the ability to apply mathematics, science and modern engineering software to solve mechanical engineering technology problems.
 Professional Skills - Graduates will have strong communication skills, and the ability to work successfully in teams in industry.
 College Transfer - Graduates will meet the requirements for transfer into the junior year of a baccalaureate program in engineering technology.
 Well-rounded Education - Graduates will demonstrate respect for diversity and knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, ethical, and global issues, and they will engage in life-long learning.

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

  • Homework
  • Exams

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