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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


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



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



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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