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CIVE 260 - Engineering Mechanics-Statics

  • 3 credits
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Forces using vector notation; static equilibrium of rigid bodies; friction, virtual work, centroids, and moments of inertia.

Note that CIVE 260 Engineering Mechanics-Statics is only offered online in the fall semester and CIVE 261 Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics is only offered online in the spring semester. Neither are offered online during the summer.


MATH 160 (Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)) or MATH 159 (One Year Calculus IB (GT-MA1)); Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1)

Important Information

This course requires students to set up a proctor for paper-based exams.

Textbooks and Materials

Please check the CSU Bookstore for textbook information. Textbook listings are available at the CSU Bookstore about 3 weeks prior to the start of the term.



Daniel W. Baker
Daniel W. Baker

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Dr. Dan Baker is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Colorado State University. He is a full-time teacher and is the primary instructor for both the on-campus and online sections of Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Engineering Mechanics:Dynamics.

He is a passionate learner and works to optimize student learning through interactive learning activities, targeted assessments, and elevating student motivation. He learned of his love for teaching as a tour boat captain during his college summers. Dan has a PhD from Colorado State University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado.