Mechanics
In this course, we cover everything from forces and free body diagrams to material properties and equations all the basics you need to understand mechanical design.
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Mechanical Design: Equations  Friction Force
As a mechanical designer you will occasionally need to solve mechanics problems by using specific engineering equations 
Mechanical Design: Excel Discussion

Mechanical Design: Excel
In this lesson we will explore how Excel is used to solve mechanical design problems. 
Mechanical Design: Equations  Shear Stress
As a mechanical designer you will occasionally need to solve mechanics problems by using specific engineering equations. 
Mechanical Design: Equations  Bending Stress
As a mechanical designer you will occasionally need to solve mechanics problems by using specific engineering equations. 
Mechanical Design: Equations  Deflection
As a mechanical designer you will occasionally need to solve mechanics problems such as the above by using specific engineering equations. 
Mechanical Design: Equations  Moment of Inertia
As a mechanical designer you will occasionally need to solve mechanics problems by using specific engineering equations. 
Mechanical Design: Equations  Torque
As a mechanical designer you will occasionally need to solve mechanics problems by using specific engineering equations 
Mechanical Design: Equations  Spring Force
As a mechanical designer you will occasionally need to solve mechanics problems by using specific engineering equations 
Mechanical Design: How to point moments in the right direction
The mathematical definition of a moment (i.e. its equation) is perpendicular distance x force (see illustration below...the blue circle represents the pivot axis). 
Mechanical Design: Equations  Pressure
As a mechanical designer you will occasionally need to solve mechanics problems by using specific engineering equations. 
Mechanical Design: Equations  Stress
As a mechanical designer you will occasionally need to solve mechanics problems by using specific engineering equations. 
Mechanical Design: Material Properties  FOS Calcs
Material properties are specific properties that are intrinsic to materials that cause them to behave the way they do. 
Mechanical Design: Material Properties Discussion
Material properties are specific properties that are intrinsic to materials that cause them to behave the way they do. 
Mechanical Design: Free Body Diagrams Part 2.1
Free body diagrams provide a visual method of analyzing the forces and reactions within a given system. 
Mechanical Design: Free Body Diagrams Part 2

Mechanical Design: Free Body Diagrams, Part 1
Free body diagrams provide a visual method of analyzing the forces and reactions within a given system. 
Mechanical Design: Forces & Vectors
The mathematical definition of a moment (i.e. its equation) is perpendicular distance x force (see illustration below...the blue circle represents the pivot axis).