



1  (34) 

What and Why of Applied Mechanics 


1  (1) 


2  (6) 

Method of Problem Solution and Workmanship 


8  (3) 

Numerical Accuracy and Significant Figures 


11  (1) 


12  (1) 

Algebraic EquationOne Unknown 


12  (2) 

Simultaneous EquationsTwo Unknowns 


14  (2) 


16  (1) 

Trigonometry: RightAngle Triangles 


17  (2) 

Sine and Cosine Laws: NonRightAngle Triangles 


19  (3) 


22  (13) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


23  (1) 


24  (7) 


31  (4) 

Forces, Vectors, and Resultants 


35  (26) 


35  (2) 

Force Types, Characteristics, and Units 


37  (1) 


38  (1) 

Vector Addition: Graphical (Tip to Tail) 


39  (2) 

Vector Addition: Analytical 


41  (2) 


43  (3) 

Vector Addition: Components 


46  (15) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


48  (1) 


48  (9) 


57  (4) 


61  (20) 


61  (3) 


64  (17) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


70  (1) 


70  (8) 


78  (3) 


81  (60) 


81  (2) 

Three Equations of Equilibrium 


83  (1) 

FreeBody Diagram Conventions 


84  (8) 


92  (3) 


95  (3) 

Coplanar Concurrent Force Systems 


98  (4) 

Coplanar Parallel Force Systems 


102  (6) 

Coplanar Noncurrent Force Systems 


108  (33) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


112  (1) 


113  (22) 


135  (6) 


141  (56) 


141  (10) 


151  (4) 


155  (42) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


164  (1) 


165  (26) 


191  (6) 

ThreeDimensional Equilibrium 


197  (38) 

Resultant of Parallel Forces 


197  (3) 

Equilibrium of Parallel Forces 


200  (2) 

Components and Resultants of Forces in Space 


202  (3) 

Equilibrium in Three Dimensions 


205  (1) 

Nonconcurrent, ThreeDimensional Systems 


206  (5) 

Concurrent, ThreeDimensional Systems 


211  (24) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


215  (1) 


216  (15) 


231  (4) 


235  (34) 


235  (1) 

Friction Laws for Dry Surfaces 


235  (1) 


236  (1) 


237  (9) 


246  (23) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


251  (1) 


252  (12) 


264  (5) 

Centroids and Center of Gravity 


269  (18) 


269  (1) 

Centroids of Simple Areas 


270  (1) 

Centroids of Composite Areas 


271  (3) 


274  (13) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


277  (1) 


277  (8) 


285  (2) 


287  (30) 

Moment of Inertia of an Area 


287  (1) 


288  (4) 

Moment of Inertia of Composite Areas 


292  (3) 


295  (2) 


297  (4) 

Mass Moment of Inertia of Composite Bodies 


301  (3) 

Radius of Gyration of Bodies 


304  (13) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


305  (1) 


305  (9) 


314  (3) 



Kinematics: Rectilinear Motion 


317  (26) 


317  (1) 


318  (1) 


319  (1) 


320  (2) 

Rectilinear Motion with Uniform Acceleration 


322  (6) 


328  (15) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


333  (1) 


334  (6) 


340  (3) 

Kinematics: Angular Motion 


343  (24) 


343  (1) 


344  (1) 


345  (1) 


345  (1) 

Angular Motion with Uniform Acceleration 


346  (3) 

Relationship between Rectilinear and Angular Motion 


349  (4) 

Normal and Tangential Acceleration 


353  (14) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


356  (1) 


357  (6) 


363  (4) 


367  (48) 


367  (13) 


380  (2) 

Instantaneous Center of Rotation 


382  (33) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


391  (1) 


392  (17) 


409  (6) 


415  (36) 


415  (1) 


416  (1) 

Linear Inertia Force: Dynamic Equilibrium 


417  (5) 


422  (2) 

Angular Dynamic Equilibrium 


424  (3) 


427  (24) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


434  (1) 


435  (13) 


448  (3) 


451  (48) 


451  (1) 


452  (1) 


453  (3) 

Potential and Kinetic Energy: Translational 


456  (3) 

Conservation of Energy: Translational 


459  (3) 


462  (2) 

Conservation of Energy: Angular 


464  (4) 

Conservation of Energy: Plane Motion 


468  (5) 


473  (26) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


478  (1) 


478  (17) 


495  (4) 


499  (20) 

Linear Impulse and Momentum 


499  (2) 

Angular Impulse and Momentum 


501  (3) 


504  (15) 

Hints for Problem Solving 


511  (1) 


511  (6) 


517  (2) 
Answers to Problems 

519  (16) 
Index 

535  