What is included with this book?
Preface to the SI Edition | p. xii |
Student's Preface | p. xiii |
Instructor's Preface | p. xv |
About the Authors | p. xxiii |
The Mechanical Engineering Profession | p. 1 |
Overview | p. 1 |
The Elements of Mechanical Engineering | p. 1 |
What Is Engineering? | p. 4 |
Who Are Mechanical Engineers? | p. 10 |
Mechanical Engineering's Top Ten Achievements | p. 12 |
Career Paths | p. 22 |
Typical Program of Study | p. 24 |
Summary | p. 28 |
Self-Study and Review | p. 28 |
Problems | p. 29 |
References | p. 31 |
Mechanical Design | p. 33 |
Overview | p. 33 |
The Design Process | p. 37 |
Requirements Development | p. 41 |
Conceptual Design | p. 42 |
Detailed Design | p. 43 |
Production | p. 47 |
Manufacturing Processes | p. 50 |
Case Study in Conceptual Design: Mousetrap-Powered Vehicles | p. 57 |
First Concept: String and Lever Arm | p. 58 |
Second Concept: Compound Geartrain | p. 59 |
Third Concept: Sector-Shaped Gear | p. 61 |
Case Study in Urban Power Infrastructures | p. 62 |
Requirements Development | p. 62 |
Conceptual Design | p. 63 |
Detailed Design | p. 65 |
Case Study in Computer-Aided Design: Noninvasive Medical Imaging | p. 66 |
Summary | p. 70 |
Self-Study and Review | p. 71 |
Problems | p. 72 |
References | p. 76 |
Technical Problem-Solving And Communication Skills | p. 77 |
Overview | p. 77 |
General Technical Problem-Solving Approach | p. 82 |
Unit Systems and Conversions | p. 84 |
Base and Derived Units | p. 84 |
International System of Units | p. 84 |
United States Customary System of Units | p. 88 |
Converting Between the SI and USCS | p. 91 |
Significant Digits | p. 96 |
Dimensional Consistency | p. 98 |
Estimation in Engineering | p. 106 |
Communication Skills in Engineering | p. 111 |
Written Communication | p. 112 |
Graphical Communication | p. 114 |
Technical Presentations | p. 114 |
Summary | p. 119 |
Self-Study and Review | p. 119 |
Problems | p. 120 |
References | p. 127 |
Forces in Structures and Machines | p. 128 |
Overview | p. 128 |
Forces in Rectangular and Polar Forms | p. 130 |
Rectangular Components | p. 131 |
Polar Components | p. 132 |
Resultant of Several Forces | p. 133 |
Vector Algebra Method | p. 134 |
Vector Polygon Method | p. 135 |
Moment of a Force | p. 139 |
Perpendicular Lever Arm Method | p. 139 |
Moment Components Method | p. 141 |
Equilibrium of Forces and Moments | p. 146 |
Particles and Rigid Bodies | p. 146 |
Free Body Diagrams | p. 148 |
Design Application: Rolling-Element Bearings | p. 156 |
Summary | p. 164 |
Self-Study and Review | p. 165 |
Problems | p. 166 |
References | p. 180 |
Materials and Stresses | p. 181 |
Overview | p. 181 |
Tension and Compression | p. 183 |
Material Response | p. 190 |
Shear | p. 201 |
Engineering Materials | p. 206 |
Metals and Their Alloys | p. 207 |
Ceramics | p. 208 |
Polymers | p. 209 |
Composite Materials | p. 210 |
Factor of Safety | p. 214 |
Summary | p. 218 |
Self-Study and Review | p. 220 |
Problems | p. 221 |
References | p. 232 |
Fluids Engineering | p. 233 |
Overview | p. 233 |
Properties of Fluids | p. 235 |
Pressure and Buoyancy Force | p. 243 |
Laminar and Turbulent Fluid Flows | p. 249 |
Fluid Flow in Pipes | p. 253 |
Drag Force | p. 260 |
Lift Force | p. 269 |
Summary | p. 275 |
Self-Study and Review | p. 276 |
Problems | p. 277 |
References | p. 284 |
Thermal and Energy Systems | p. 285 |
Overview | p. 285 |
Mechanical Energy, Work, and Power | p. 287 |
Gravitational Potential Energy | p. 287 |
Elastic Potential Energy | p. 288 |
Kinetic Energy | p. 288 |
Work of a Force | p. 289 |
Power | p. 289 |
Heat as Energy in Transit | p. 293 |
Heating Value | p. 293 |
Specific Heat | p. 295 |
Transfer of Heat | p. 297 |
Energy Conservation and Conversion | p. 305 |
Heat Engines and Efficiency | p. 311 |
Case Study 1: Internal-Combustion Engines | p. 316 |
Four-Stroke Engine Cycle | p. 318 |
Two-Stroke Engine Cycle | p. 321 |
Case Study 2: Electrical Power Generation | p. 323 |
Case Study 3: Jet Engines | p. 332 |
Summary | p. 335 |
Self-Study and Review | p. 336 |
Problems 337 References | p. 343 |
Motion and Power Transmission | p. 344 |
Overview | p. 344 |
Rotational Motion | p. 346 |
Angular Velocity | p. 346 |
Rotational Work and Power | p. 348 |
Design Application: Gears | p. 352 |
Spur Gears | p. 353 |
Rack and Pinion | p. 357 |
Bevel Gears | p. 357 |
Helical Gears | p. 357 |
Worm Gearsets | p. 360 |
Speed, Torque, and Power in Gearsets | p. 362 |
Speed | p. 363 |
Torque | p. 364 |
Power | p. 365 |
Simple and Compound Geartrains | p. 366 |
Simple Geartrain | p. 366 |
Compound Geartrain | p. 367 |
Design Application: Belt and Chain Drives | p. 373 |
Planetary Geartrains | p. 379 |
Summary | p. 387 |
Self-Study and Review | p. 389 |
Problems | p. 389 |
References | p. 400 |
Greek Alphabet | p. 401 |
Trigonometry Review | p. 402 |
Degrees and Radians | p. 402 |
Right Triangles | p. 402 |
Identities | p. 403 |
Oblique Triangles | p. 404 |
Index | p. 405 |
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