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Applied Mechanics for Engineering Technology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

By Keith M. Walker

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 11, 2008

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For courses in Applied Mechanics, Statics/Dynamics, or Introduction to Stress Analysis.

 

Featuring a non-calculus approach, this introduction to applied mechanics text combines a straightforward, readable foundation in underlying physics principles with a consistent method of problem solving. It presents the physics principles in small elementary steps; keeps the mathematics at a reasonable level; provides an abundance of worked examples; and features problems that are as practical as possible without becoming too involved with many extraneous details. This edition features 7% more problems, an enhanced layout and design and a logical, disciplined approach that gives students a sound background in core statics and dynamics competencies.

Table of Contents

I. STATICS

1.      Introduction

2.      Forces, Vectors, and Resultants

3.      Moments and Couples

4.      Equilibrium

5.      Structures and Members

6.      Three-Dimensional Equilibrium

7.      Friction

8.      Centroids and Center of Gravity

9.      Moment of Inertia

 

II. DYNAMICS

10.  Kinematics: Rectilinear Motion

11.  Kinematics: Angular Motion

12.  Plane Motion

13.  Kinetics

14.  Work, Energy, and Power

15.  Impulse and Momentum

 

Answers to Problems

Index

 

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Applied Mechanics for Engineering Technology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition
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$65.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501795-1