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Engineering Mechanics - Statics

ISBN-10: 0131463233

ISBN-13: 9780131463233

Edition: 4th 2005

Authors: Anthony M. Bedford, Wallace Fowler

List price: $139.00
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While covering the basic principles of mechanics in an example-driven format, this innovative book emphasizes critical thinking by presenting the reader with engineering situations. Compelling photorealistic art, and a robust photograph program helps readers to connect visually to the topics discussed.Features strong coverage of FBDs and important ABET topics. Chapter topics include: Vectors; Forces; Systems of Forces and Moments; Objects in Equilibrium; Structures In Equilibrium; Centroids and Centers of Mass; Moments of Inertia; Friction; Internal Forces and Moments; Virtual Work and Potential Energy.For professionals in mechanical, civil, aeronautical, or engineering mechanics fields.
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Book details

List price: $139.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/20/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Introduction
Engineering and Mechanics
Learning Mechanics
Fundamental Concepts
Units
Newtonian Gravitation
Vectors
Vector Operations and Definitions
Scalars and Vectors
Rules for Manipulating Vectors
Cartesian Components
Components in Two Dimensions
Components in Three Dimensions
Products of Vectors
Dot Products
Cross Products
Mixed Triple Products
Forces
Types of Forces
Equilibrium and Free-Body Diagrams
Two-Dimensional Force Systems
Three-Dimensional Force Systems
Systems of Forces and Moments
Two-Dimensional Description of the Moment
The Moment Vector
Moment of a Force About a Line
Couples
Equivalent Systems
Representing Systems by Equivalent Systems
Objects in Equilibrium
The Equilibrium Equations
Two-Dimensional Applications
Statically Indeterminate Objects
Three-Dimensional Applications
Two-Force and Three-Force
Structures in Equilibrium
Trusses
The Method of Joints
The Method of Sections
Space Trusses
Frames and Machines
Centroids and Centers of Mass 316
Centroids
Centroids of Areas
Centroids of Composite Areas
Distributed Loads
Centroids of Volumes and Lines
The Pappus-Guldinus Theorems
Centers of Mass
Definition of the Center of Mass
Centers of Mass of Objects
Centers of Mass of Composite Objects
Moments of Inertia
Areas
Definitions
Parallel-Axis Theorems
Rotated and Principal Axes
Masses
Simple Objects
Parallel-Axis Theorem
Friction
Theory of Dry Friction
Applications
Internal Forces and Moments
Beams
Axial Force, Shear Force, and Bending Moment
Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams
Relations Between Distributed Load, Shear Force, and Bending Moment
Cables
Loads Distributed Uniformly Along Straight Lines
Loads Distributed Uniformly Along Cables
Discrete Loads
Liquids and Gasses
Pressure and the Center of Pressure
Pressure in a Stationary Liquid
Virtual Work and Potential Energy
Virtual Work
Potential Energy
Review of Mathematics
Algebra
Trigonometry
Derivatives
Integrals
Taylor Series
Vector Analysis
Properties of Areas and Lines
Areas
Lines
Properties of Volumes and Homogeneous Objects
Answers to Even-Numbered Problems
Index