General Principles | p. 3 |
Chapter Objectives | p. 3 |
Mechanics | p. 3 |
Fundamental Concepts | p. 4 |
Units of Measurement | p. 7 |
The International System of Units | p. 9 |
Numerical Calculations | p. 10 |
General Procedure for Analysis | p. 12 |
Force Vectors | p. 17 |
Chapter Objectives | p. 17 |
Scalars and Vectors | p. 17 |
Vector Operations | p. 18 |
Vector Addition of Forces | p. 20 |
Addition of a System of Coplanar Forces | p. 32 |
Cartesian Vectors | p. 43 |
Addition of Cartesian Vectors | p. 46 |
Position Vectors | p. 56 |
Force Vector Directed Along a Line | p. 59 |
Dot Product | p. 69 |
Equilibrium of a Particle | p. 85 |
Chapter Objectives | p. 85 |
Condition for the Equilibrium of a Particle | p. 85 |
The Free-Body Diagram | p. 86 |
Coplanar Force Systems | p. 89 |
Three-Dimensional Force Systems | p. 103 |
Force System Resultants | p. 117 |
Chapter Objectives | p. 117 |
Moment of a Forcendash;Scalar Formulation | p. 117 |
Cross Product | p. 121 |
Moment of a Forcendash;Vector Formulation | p. 124 |
Principle of Moments | p. 128 |
Moment of a Force about a Specified Axis | p. 139 |
Moment of a Couple | p. 148 |
Simplification of a Force and Couple System | p. 160 |
Further Simplification of a Force and Couple System | p. 170 |
Reduction of a Simple Distributed Loading | p. 183 |
Equilibrium of a Rigid Body | p. 199 |
Chapter Objectives | p. 199 |
Conditions for Rigid-Body Equilibrium | p. 199 |
Free-Body Diagrams | p. 201 |
Equations of Equilibrium | p. 214 |
Two- and Three-Force Members | p. 224 |
Free-Body Diagrams | p. 237 |
Equations of Equilibrium | p. 242 |
Constraints and Statical Determinacy | p. 243 |
Structural Analysis | p. 263 |
Chapter Objectives | p. 263 |
Simple Trusses | p. 263 |
The Method of Joints | p. 266 |
Zero-Force Members | p. 272 |
The Method of Sections | p. 280 |
Space Trusses | p. 290 |
Frames and Machines | p. 294 |
Internal Forces | p. 329 |
Chapter Objectives | p. 329 |
Internal Forces Developed in Structural Members | p. 329 |
Shear and Moment Equations and Diagrams | p. 345 |
Relations between Distributed Load, Shear, and Moment | p. 354 |
Cables | p. 365 |
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