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All courses on this list are open to Alumni. Community members are eligible to take the courses listed below that are offered on the campus nearest to them. For information about eligibility, please visit our Community Audit page.

The following is a guide to Tufts University Summer Session undergraduate and graduate course numbers:

  • 0001 - 0099: strictly undergraduate
  • 0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
  • 0200 & Up: strictly graduate


  • Some course descriptions contain Tufts University information pertaining to fall and spring offerings of the same course. Where possible, summer specific information has been provided.
  • Pre-requisite and prior study/learning recommendations are indicated in course descriptions. Students who do not attend Tufts in the fall or spring terms should pay attention to these indications when making course selections. If you have questions, contact the instructor or sponsoring department.

This schedule is subject to change.

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Title:   Introduction to Mechanical Statics & Dynamics      

Course Number:      ES 0005A
Campus: Medford/Somer.   
Room: Halligan Hall 111B

Course Description:
Introduction to analysis and problem solving in statics and dynamics. Equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies in two and three dimensions. Vector and matrix analysis. Force-moment balance equations. Applications include trusses, frames, machines, beams, and friction problems. Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies. Newton's equation, impulse-momentum, work and energy, Centroids and moments of inertia. Recommendations: MATH 32 (formerly MATH 11) and PHY 11


Instructor: Wayne Chudyk           Instructor Website

Offered in: First session
Class Dates: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to Friday, Jun 30, 2017
Day(s): TTh           Times: 4:00-7:30 PM                     
Status: Open


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