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written by Kurt Gramoll
This item is an interactive student guide to an introductory course in Statics, the special case of motion when the sum of all external forces acting on the body must be zero. Static equilibrium occurs when an object or system is not accelerating: it is either at rest or its center of mass is moving at constant velocity. Sections include vectors, forces, moment of inertia, rigid bodies, loads, friction, work, and energy. Each section contains an interactive case study which presents users with a real-life problem to solve. Video clips and interactive simulations accompany each problem, as well as background information and related theory. The eBook is cost-free and may be used without registration.  

This item is part of larger collection of instructional materials that include course management systems for instructors, quizzes and tests with solutions, and lectures. These materials require registration for access. SEE RELATED MATERIALS on this page for a link to the complete collection.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Statics of Rigid Bodies
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- Curriculum Development
= Course
- Technology
= Distance Education
General Physics
- Measurement/Units
Other Sciences
- Engineering
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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= Interactive Simulation
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Assessment
- New teachers
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© 2004 Kurt Gramoll
PBL, assessment, distance learning, equilibrium, interactive tutorial, moment of inertia, online course, problem-based learning, simulation, static equilibrium, tutorial, vectors
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K. Gramoll, (2004), WWW Document, (https://ecourses.ou.edu/cgi-bin/eBook.cgi).
K. Gramoll, Multimedia Engineering Statics eBook, (2004), <https://ecourses.ou.edu/cgi-bin/eBook.cgi>.
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Gramoll, K. (2009, June 30). Multimedia Engineering Statics eBook. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://ecourses.ou.edu/cgi-bin/eBook.cgi
Chicago Format
Gramoll, Kurt. Multimedia Engineering Statics eBook. June 30, 2009. https://ecourses.ou.edu/cgi-bin/eBook.cgi (accessed 28 November 2020).
MLA Format
Gramoll, Kurt. Multimedia Engineering Statics eBook. 2004. 30 June 2009. 28 Nov. 2020 <https://ecourses.ou.edu/cgi-bin/eBook.cgi>.
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