This compact and easy-to-read text provides a clear analysis of the principles of equilibrium of rigid bodies in statics and dynamics when they are subjected to external mechanical loads. The book also introduces the readers to the effects of force or displacements so as to give an overall picture of the behaviour of an engineering system. Divided into two parts-statics and dynamics-the book has a structured format, with a gradual development of the subject from simple concepts to advanced topics so that the beginning undergraduate is able to comprehend the subject with ease. Example problems are chosen from engineering practice and all the steps involved in the solution of a problem are explained in detail. The book also covers advanced topics such as the use of virtual work principle for finite element analysis; introduction of Castigliano's theorem for elementary indeterminate analysis; use of Lagrange's equations for obtaining equilibrium relations for multibody system; principles of gyroscopic motion and their applications; and the response of structures due to ground motion and its use in earthquake engineering. The book has plenty of exercise problems-which are arranged in a graded level of difficulty-, worked-out examples and numerous diagrams that illustrate the principles discussed. These features along with the clear exposition of principles make the text suitable for the first year undergraduate students in engineering.
Genre: Technology & Engineering, Editor: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Pages: 256 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 8120321898


Separation of the elements of classical mechanics into kinematics and dynamics is an uncommon tutorial approach, but the author uses it to advantage in this two-volume set. Students gain a mastery of kinematics first – a solid foundation for the later study of the free-body formulation of the dynamics problem. A key objective of these volumes, which present a vector treatment of the principles of mechanics, is to help the student gain confidence in transforming problems into appropriate mathematical language that may be manipulated to give useful physical conclusions or specific numerical results. In the first volume, the elements of vector calculus and the matrix algebra are reviewed in appendices. Unusual mathematical topics, such as singularity functions and some elements of tensor analysis, are introduced within the text. A logical and systematic building of well-known kinematic concepts, theorems, and formulas, illustrated by examples and problems, is presented offering insights into both fundamentals and applications. Problems amplify the material and pave the way for advanced study of topics in mechanical design analysis, advanced kinematics of mechanisms and analytical dynamics, mechanical vibrations and controls, and continuum mechanics of solids and fluids. Volume I of Principles of Engineering Mechanics provides the basis for a stimulating and rewarding one-term course for advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate students specializing in mechanics, engineering science, engineering physics, applied mathematics, materials science, and mechanical, aerospace, and civil engineering. Professionals working in related fields of applied mathematics will find it a practical review and a quick reference for questions involving basic kinematics.
Genre: Technology & Engineering, Editor: Springer Science & Business Media, Pages: 402 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0306421313


Now in its second English edition, Mechanics of Materials is the second volume of a three-volume textbook series on Engineering Mechanics. It was written with the intention of presenting to engineering students the basic concepts and principles of mechanics in as simple a form as the subject allows. A second objective of this book is to guide the students in their efforts to solve problems in mechanics in a systematic manner. The simple approach to the theory of mechanics allows for the different educational backgrounds of the students. Another aim of this book is to provide engineering students as well as practising engineers with a basis to help them bridge the gaps between undergraduate studies, advanced courses on mechanics and practical engineering problems. The book contains numerous examples and their solutions. Emphasis is placed upon student participation in solving the problems. The new edition is fully revised and supplemented by additional examples. The contents of the book correspond to the topics normally covered in courses on basic engineering mechanics at universities and colleges. Volume 1 deals with Statics and Volume 3 treats Particle Dynamics and Rigid Body Dynamics. Separate books with exercises and well elaborated solutions are available.
Genre: Science, Editor: Springer, Pages: 308 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9783662562727


Jong and Rogers have written an in depth text covering various topics of the first courses in statics and dynamics offered in the sophmore and junior year of engineering colleges. Students are assumed to have a background in algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and basic differential and integralcalculus. Students with prior knowledge of college physics will have an added advantage for learning statics and dynamics. Mechanics has long been recognized as a deductive science. However, the learning process is largely inductive. In the text, simple topics and problems precede those that aremore complex and advanced. The text is written to provide a clear and up-to-date presentation of the theory and application of engineering mechanics; It is aimed at helping engineering students develop an ability to apply well-established principles to analyze and solve problems in a logical andeffective manner.
Genre: Science, Editor: Harcourt College Pub, Pages: 501 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0030263093


This is the more practical approach to engineering mechanics that deals mainly withtwo-dimensional problems, since these comprise the great majority of engineering situationsand are the necessary foundation for good design practice. The format developedfor this textbook, moreover, has been devised to benefit from contemporary ideas ofproblem solving as an educational tool. In both areas dealing with statics and dynamics,theory is held apart from applications, so that practical engineering problems, whichmake use of basic theories in various combinations, can be used to reinforce theoryand demonstrate the workings of static and dynamic engineering situations.In essence a traditional approach, this book makes use of two-dimensional engineeringdrawings rather than pictorial representations. Word problems are included in the latterchapters to encourage the student's ability to use verbal and graphic skills interchangeably.SI units are employed throughout the text.This concise and economical presentation of engineering mechanics has been classroomtested and should prove to be a lively and challenging basic textbook for two onesemestercourses for students in mechanical and civil engineering. Applied EngineeringMechanics: Statics and Dynamics is equally suitable for students in the second or thirdyear of four-year engineering technology programs.
Genre: Science, Editor: Routledge, Pages: 368 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781351466134



Genre: Engineering, Editor: , Pages: 710 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: UOM:39015010782129


Principles of Engineering Mechanics is written keeping in mind the requirements of the Students of Degree, Diploma and A.M.I.E. (I) classes. The objective of this book is to present the subject matter in a most concise, compact, to-the-point and lucid manner. All along the approach to the subject matter, every care has been taken to arrange matter from simpler to harder, known to unknown with full details and illustrations. A large number of worked examples, mostly examination questions of Indian as well as foreign universities and professional examining bodies, have been given and graded in a systematic manner and logical sequence, to assist the students to understand the text of the subject. At the end of each chapter, a few exercises have been added, for the students, to solve them independently. Answers to these problems have been provided.
Genre: , Editor: S. Chand Publishing, Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9789385401947


Engineering Mechanics is one of the fundamental branches of science that is important in the education of professional engineers of any major. Most of the basic engineering courses, such as mechanics of materials, fluid and gas mechanics, machine design, mechatronics, acoustics, vibrations, etc. are based on an Engineering Mechanics course. In order to absorb the materials of Engineering Mechanics, it is not enough to consume just theoretical laws and theorems—a student also must develop an ability to solve practical problems. Therefore, it is necessary to solve many problems independently. This book is a part of a four-book series designed to supplement the Engineering Mechanics courses in the principles required to solve practical engineering problems in the following branches of mechanics: Statics, Kinematics, Dynamics, and Advanced Kinetics. Each book contains 6-8 topics on its specific branch and each topic features 30 problems to be assigned as homework, tests, and/or midterm/final exams with the consent of the instructor. A solution of one similar sample problem from each topic is provided. This third book in the series contains seven topics on Dynamics, the branch of mechanics that is concerned with the relation existing between the forces acting on the objects and the motion of these objects. This book targets undergraduate students at the sophomore/junior level majoring in science and engineering.
Genre: Technology & Engineering, Editor: Morgan & Claypool Publishers, Pages: 171 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781681733456


Explains the fundamental concepts and principles underlying the subject, illustrates the application of numerical methods to solve engineering problems with mathematical models, and introduces students to the use of computer applications to solve problems. A continuous step-by-step build up of the subject makes the book very student-friendly. All topics and sequentially coherent subtopics are carefully organized and explained distinctly within each chapter. An abundance of solved examples is provided to illustrate all phases of the topic under consideration. All chapters include several spreadsheet problems for modeling of physical phenomena, which enable the student to obtain graphical representations of physical quantities and perform numerical analysis of problems without recourse to a high-level computer language. Adequately equipped with numerous solved problems and exercises, this book provides sufficient material for a two-semester course. The book is essentially designed for all engineering students. It would also serve as a ready reference for practicing engineers and for those preparing for competitive examinations. It includes previous years' question papers and their solutions.
Genre: Technology & Engineering, Editor: Vikas Publishing House, Pages: 744 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 8125918647



Genre: , Editor: , Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: UIUC:30112089552597