Basic Concepts and Principles
    

    
    
    


        

Basic Concepts and Principles

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Introduction

After reading the lecture it is important to check understanding of basic concepts and definitions of course.

Objectives

The objectives of teaching of “Theoretical Mechanics” are:

• demonstration prime mechanical terms and concepts to students

• teaching students to describe mechanical model of standard task and to analyze the acquired knowledge

• development of mechanical intuition and generating mechanical culture  



Activity 1: Basic concepts and terms

Instruction

Complete the following sentences.

Then read the feedback to check your answers.

Statics is...

Equilibrium is....

The line of action of the force is...

The resultant of a force system is..

To any action of one material body on another there is..

© Eugene Pashkov / National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University /July 2017

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