Course: CAT 2023  Design Mechanics

Subject: Computer-Aided Technology

Prerequisites: Math 1613, 15 credit hours of CAT, PHYS 1114 or PHYS 1314

Credits: 3

Description: The student will analyze coplanar force systems and calculate moments of inertia, centroids, tensile stresses. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between stress and strain, basic properties of materials and shear, bending and moment diagrams. This course is designed as an applied static’s and strength of materials course for technicians utilizing algebra, trigonometry and analytic geometry. This course satisfies the computer proficiency requirement.