For introductory statics and dynamics courses found in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aeronautical engineering, and engineering mechanics departments. This best-selling text 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 text is committed to developing students' problem-solving skills and includes pedagogical features that have made Hibbeler synonymous with excellence in the field. The Ninth Edition has been updated to offer insightful new problems, improved examples, and a stronger supplement package.

Statics Edition ** 1. General Principles. **

Mechanics. Fundamental Concepts. Units of Measurement. The International System of Units. Numerical Calculations.

** 2. Force Vectors. ** Scalars and Vectors. Vector Operations. Vector Addition of Forces. Addition of a System of Coplanar Forces. Cartesian Vectors. Addition and Subtraction of Cartesian Vectors. Position Vectors. Force Vector Directed Along a Line. Dot Product.

** 3. Equilibrium of a Particle. ** Condition for the Equilibrium of a Particle. The Free-Body Diagram. Coplanar Force Systems. Three-Dimensional Force Systems.

** 4. Force System Resultants. ** Moment of a Force—Scalar Formation. Cross Product. Moment of a Force—Vector Formulation. Principle of Moments. Moment of a Force About a Specified Axis. Moment of a Couple. Equivalent System. Resultants of a Force and Couple System. Further Reduction of a Force and Couple System. Reduction of a Simple Distributed Loading.

** 5. Equilibrium of a Rigid Body. ** Conditions for Rigid-Body Equilibrium. Equilibrium in Two Dimensions. Free-Body Diagrams. Equations of Equilibrium. Two- and Three-Force Members. Equilibrium in Three Dimensions. Free-Body Diagrams. Equations of Equilibrium. Constraints for a Rigid Body.

** 6. Structural Analysis. ** Simple Trusses. The Method of Joints. Zero-Force Members. The Method of Sections. Space Trusses. Frames and Machines.

** 7. Internal Forces. ** Internal Forces Developed in Structural Members. Shear and Moment Equations and Diagrams. Relations Between Distributed Load, Shear, and Moment. Cables.

** 8. Friction. ** Characteristics of Dry Friction. Problems Involving Dry Friction. Wedges. Frictional Forces on Screws. Frictional Forces on Flat Belts. Frictional Forces on Collar Bearings, Pivot Bearings, and Disks. Frictional Forces on Journal Bearings. Rolling Resistance.

** 9. 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. Composite Bodies. Theorems of Pappus and Guldinus. Resultant of a General Distributed Force System. Fluid Pressure.

** 10. 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.

** 11. Virtual Work. ** 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. Conservative Forces. Potential Energy. Potential Energy Criterion for Equilibrium. Stability of Equilibrium.

** Appendixes. **** A. Mathematical Expressions. **** B. Numerical and Computer Analysis. **** Answers. **** Index. ** Dynamics Edition ** 12. Kinematics of a Particle. **

Introduction. 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. Curvilinear Motion: Cylindrical Components. Absolute Dependent Motion Analysis of Two Particles. Relative-Motion Analysis of Two Particles Using Translating Axes.

** 13. Kinetics of a Particle: Force and Acceleration. ** Newton's Laws of Motion. The Equation of Motion. Equation of Motion for a System of Particles. Equations of Motion: Rectangular Coordinates. Equations of Motion: Normal and Tangential Coordinates. Equations of Motion: Cylindrical Coordinates. Central-Force Motion and Space Mechanics.

** 14. Kinetics of a Particle: Work and Energy. ** The Work of a Force. Principle of Work and Energy. Principle of Work and Energy for a System of Particles. Power and Efficiency. Conservative Forces and Potential Energy. Conservation of Energy.

** 15. Kinetics of a Particle: Impulse and Momentum. ** Principle of Linear Impulse and Momentum. Principle of Linear Impulse and Momentum for a System of Particles. Conservation of Linear Momentum for a System of Particles. Impact. Angular Momentum. Relation Between Moment of a Force and Angular Momentum. Angular Impulse and Momentum Principles. Steady Fluid Streams. Propulsion with Variable Mass.

** REVIEW 1: KINEMATICS AND KINETICS OF A PARTICLE. **

** 16. Planar Kinematics of a Rigid Body. ** Rigid-Body Motion. Translation. Rotation About a Fixed Axis. Absolute General Plane Motion Analysis. Relative-Motion Analysis: Velocity. Instantaneous Center of Zero Velocity. Relative-Motion Analysis: Acceleration. Relative-Motion Analysis Using Rotating Axes.

** 17. Planar Kinetics of a Rigid Body: Force and Acceleration. ** Moment of Inertia. Planar Kinetic Equations of Motion. Equations of Motion: Translation. Equations of Motion: Rotation About a Fixed Axis. Equations of Motion: General Plane Motion.

** 18. Planar Kinetics of a Rigid Body: Work and Energy. ** Kinetic Energy. The Work of a Force. The Work of a Couple. Principle of Work and Energy. Conservation of Energy.

** 19. Planar Kinetics of a Rigid Body: Impulse and Momentum. ** Linear and Angular Momentum. Principle of Impulse and Momentum. Conservation of Momentum. Eccentric Impact.

** REVIEW 2: PLANAR KINEMATICS AND KINETICS OF A RIGID BODY. **

** 20. Three-Dimensional Kinematics of a Rigid Body. ** Rotation About a Fixed Point. The Time Derivative of a Vector Measured from a Fixed and Translating-Rotating System. General Motion. Relative-Motion Analysis Using Translating and Rotating Axes.

** 21. Three-Dimensional Kinetics of a Rigid Body. ** Moments and Products of Inertia. Angular Momentum. Kinetic Energy. Equations of Motion. Gyroscopic Motion. Torque-Free Motion.

** 22. Vibrations. ** Undamped Free Vibration. Energy Methods. Undamped Forced Vibration. Viscous Damped Free Vibration. Viscous Damped Forced Vibration. Electrical Circuit Analogs.

** Appendixes. **** A. Mathematical Expressions. **** B. Numerical and Computer Analysis. **** C. Vector Analysis. **** D. Review for the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination. **** Answers to Selected Problems. **** Index. ** Combined Edition