Basics of Engineering Mechanics
This online engineering PDH course presents the basics of modern mechanics developed by Sir Isaac Newton in the late seventeenth century. This course describes the effect of static and dynamic forces on objects and includes a discussion of the forces commonly encountered in daily life. Also this course defines energy, work and power; identifies their various forms; and discusses the conservation of energy, work, and power including the measurement and calculation of each.
This 3 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical and civil engineers, facility and maintenance personnel, and other technical staff who are interested in understanding the principles of engineering mechanics.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Understanding Newton's Law of motion
- Learning the Principles of Momentum
- Understanding the applications of Newton's Law including force and weight, free body diagrams, forces of equilibrium, and types of forces
- Learning the principles of Energy, Work and Power
- Understanding the Law of Conservation of Energy
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Modules 3, 4 and 5 of the Department of Energy Publication DOE-HDBK-1010-92, "Classical Physics" published by the Department of Energy.
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