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Wondrium Pilots: Engineering School for Everyone: Statics

Break down into nuts and bolts some of the many simple machines we take for granted in our everyday lives.
Wondrium Pilots: Engineering School for Everyone: Statics is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 24.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice and simple The course could use a bit more animations and animated examples but still its good enough
Date published: 2021-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clear and informative I wish they'd make this a full course. The diagrams and lecturer explain the concepts well and in an entertaining form.
Date published: 2021-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the clear explanations Excellent and clear explanations and diagrams. Good pace.
Date published: 2021-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Please add more Another good Plus Pilot that needs the full course treatment.
Date published: 2021-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very good course, but could you explain the math a little more
Date published: 2021-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Potential - Desperately Needed This introduction previews a course with great potential. Breaking down the mathematics of a simple pulley system is enlightening. Great potential to attract young people into engineering - something that is desperately needed and lacking in our society.
Date published: 2021-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great presenter I was very impressed by the way the professor made the subject matter seem so easy. She was an excellent speaker and held your attention throughout the lecture. I would definitely recommend this course.
Date published: 2021-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I hope they fill out the whole course! The plus pilot course Engineering School for Everyone: Statics was a fantastic lecture! I hope the pilot becomes a whole series! This kind of in depth look at how basic engineering works has been underrepresented in The Great Courses Plus portfolio, especially considering the level of Math that is included (which is wonderful). I only mention it because I think with would compliment the courses currently available quite well. I hope the company will finish the whole series. P.S. The professor was great in pace and spoken clarity which is a must for technical subjects in my opinion. Additionally she sprang with enthusiasm which is a great way to engage the audience. Bonus points for helping women get recognized in the field! Great stuff all around!
Date published: 2021-01-03
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Overview

Unravel the foundations of mechanical engineering and discover how powerful it can be to understand, design, and analyze the simple machines and structures around you.
Engineering School for Everyone: Statics

01: Engineering School for Everyone: Statics

Join Professor Haden to deconstruct a simple system—the pulley—and through this project, gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for the machines and structures in your everyday world. As you dive into simple machines, you’ll see how learning the foundations of mechanical engineering—such as the laws of physics and conservation of momentum—can lead you to accomplish more complex tasks and systems. With this lecture, you’re taking the first step toward greater capabilities in the analysis of mechanics.

29 min