KEY MESSAGE: Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics excels in providing a clear and thorough presentation of the theory and application of engineering mechanics. Engineering Mechanics empowers students to succeed by drawing upon Hibbeler's everyday classroom experience and his knowledge of how students learn. This text is shaped by the comments and suggestions of hundreds of reviewers in the teaching profession, as well as many of the author's students. The Fourteenth Edition includes new Preliminary Problems, which ...
KEY MESSAGE: Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics excels in providing a clear and thorough presentation of the theory and application of engineering mechanics. Engineering Mechanics empowers students to succeed by drawing upon Hibbeler's everyday classroom experience and his knowledge of how students learn. This text is shaped by the comments and suggestions of hundreds of reviewers in the teaching profession, as well as many of the author's students. The Fourteenth Edition includes new Preliminary Problems, which are intended to help students develop conceptual understanding and build problem-solving skills. The text features a large variety of problems from a broad range of engineering disciplines, stressing practical, realistic situations encountered in professional practice, and having varying levels of difficulty. KEY TOPICS: General Principles; Mechanics; Fundamental Concepts; Units of Measurement; The International System of Units; Numerical Calculations; General Procedure for Analysis; Force Vectors; Chapter Objectives; Scalars and Vectors; Vector Operations; Vector Addition of Forces; Addition of a System of Coplanar Forces; Cartesian Vectors; Addition of Cartesian Vectors; Position Vectors; Force Vector Directed Along a Line; Dot Product; Equilibrium of a Particle; Chapter Objectives; Condition for the Equilibrium of a Particle; The Free-Body Diagram; Coplanar Force Systems; Three-Dimensional Force Systems; Force System Resultants; Chapter Objectives; Moment of a Force-Scalar Formulation; Cross Product; Moment of a Force-Vector Formulation; Principle of Moments; Moment of a Force about a Specified Axis; Moment of a Couple; Simplification of a Force and Couple System; Further Simplification of a Force and Couple System; Reduction of a Simple Distributed Loading; Equilibrium of a Rigid Body; Chapter Objectives; Conditions for Rigid-Body Equilibrium; Free-Body Diagrams; Equations of Equilibrium; Two- and Three-Force Members; Free-Body Diagrams; Equations of Equilibrium; Constraints and Statical Determinacy; Structural Analysis; Chapter Objectives; Simple Trusses; The Method of Joints; Zero-Force Members; The Method of Sections; Space Trusses; Frames and Machines; Internal Forces; Internal Loadings Developed in Structural Members; Shear and Moment Equations and Diagrams; Relations between Distributed Load, Shear, and Moment; Cables; 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; Center of Gravity and Centroid; Center of Gravity, Center of Mass, and the Centroid of a Body; Composite Bodies; Theorems of Pappus and Guldinus ;Resultant of a General Distributed Loading; Fluid Pressure; Moments of Inertia; Definition of Moments of Inertia for Areas; Parallel-Axis Theorem for an Area; Radius of Gyration of an Area; 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; Virtual Work; efinition of Work; Principle of Virtual Work; Principle of Virtual Work for a System of Connected Rigid Bodies; Conservative Forces; Potential Energy; Potential-Energy Criterion for Equilibrium; Stability of Equilibrium; Configuration; 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; Curvilinear Motion: Cylindrical Components; Absolute Dependent Motion;Analysis of Two Particles; Relative-Motion of Two Particles Using Translating Axes; Kinetics of a Particle: Force and Acceleration; Newton's Second Law of Motion; The Equation of Motion; Equation of Motion for a System; of Particles;
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