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Offers a concise and thorough presentation of engineering mechanics theory and application. The material is reinforced with numerous examples to illustrate principles and imaginative, well-illustrated problems of varying degrees of difficulty. The book is committed to developing users' problem-solving skills. Features new "Photorealistc" figures (approximately 400) that have been rendered in often 3D photo quality detail to appeal to visual learners. Presents a thorough combination of both static and dynamic engineering mechanics theory and applications. Features a large variety of problem types from a broad range of engineering disciplines, stressing practical, realistic situations encountered in professional practice, varying levels of difficulty, and problems that involve solution by computer. For professionals in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aeronautical engineering, and engineering mechanics careers.
Table of Contents
|Units of Measurement|
|The International System of Units|
|Scalars and Vectors|
|Vector Addition of Forces|
|Addition of a System of Coplanar Forces|
|Addition and Subtraction of Cartesian Vectors|
|Force Vector Directed Along a Line|
|Equilibrium of a Particle|
|Condition for the Equilibrium of a Particle|
|The Free-Body Diagram|
|Coplanar Force Systems|
|Three-Dimensional Force Systems|
|Force System Resultants|
|Moment of a Force-Scalar Formation|
|Moment of a Force-Vector Formulation|
|Principle of Moments|
|Moment of a Force About a Specified Axis|
|Moment of a Couple|
|Resultants of a Force and Couple System|
|Further Reduction of a Force and Couple System|
|Reduction of a Simple Distributed Loading|
|Equilibrium of a Rigid Body|
|Conditions for Rigid-Body Equilibrium|
|Equilibrium in Two Dimensions|
|Equations of Equilibrium|
|Two- and Three-Force Members|
|Equilibrium in Three Dimensions|
|Equations of Equilibrium|
|Constraints for a Rigid Body|
|The Method of Joints|
|The Method of Sections|
|Frames and Machines|
|Internal Forces Developed in Structural Members|
|Shear and Moment Equations and Diagrams|
|Relations Between Distributed Load, Shear, and Moment|
|Characteristics of Dry Friction|
|Problems Involving Dry Friction|
|Frictional Forces on Screws|
|Frictional Forces on Flat Belts|
|Frictional Forces on Collar Bearings, Pivot Bearings, and Disks|
|Frictional Forces on Journal Bearings|
|Center of Gravity and Centroid|
|Center of Gravity and Center of Mass for a System of Particles|
|Center of Gravity, Center of Mass, and Centroid for a Body|
|Theorems of Pappus and Guldinus|
|Resultant of a General Distributed Force System|
|Moments of Inertia|
|Definitions of Moments of Inertia for Areas|
|Parallel-Axis Theorem for an Area|
|Radius of Gyration of an Area|
|Moments of Inertia for an Area by Integration|
|Moments of Inertia for Composite Areas|
|Product of Inertia for an Area|
|Moments of Inertia for an Area About Inclined Axes|
|Mohr's Circle for Moments of Inertia|
|Mass Moment of Inertia|
|Definition of Work and Virtual Work|
|Principle of Virtual Work for a Particle and a Rigid Body|
|Principle of Virtual Work for a System of Connected Rigid Bodies|
|Potential Energy Criterion for Equilibrium|
|Stability of Equilibrium|
|Numerical and Computer Analysis|
|Kinematics of a Particle|
|Rectilinear Kinematics: Continuous Motion|
|Rectilinear Kinematics: Erratic Motion|
|General Curvilinear Motion|
|Curvilinear Motion: Rectangular Components|
|Motion of a Projectile|
|Curvilinear Motion: Normal and Tangential Components|
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