Basic concepts of Mechanics. Force. Moment. Systems of solid bodies. Force composition and static equilibrium in two and three dimensions. Centroid of gravity of solid bodies and plane shapes. First and second moment of area. Moment of resistance. Friction. Introduction to Statics. Types of structures, supports, internal and external forces. Statically determinate and statically indeterminate structures. Analysis of cantilevers, simply supported beams and frames. Diagrams of internal forces. Cables. Virtual work.
Application of graphical and analytical methods for force composition and analysis. Constructions of diagrams of internal forces (axial force, shear force, bending moment) of cantilevers and simply supported beams and frames.