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Statics Analysis and Design of Systems in Equilibrium

ISBN-10: 0471372994

ISBN-13: 9780471372998

Edition: 2005

Authors: Sheri D. Sheppard, Benson H. Tongue

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Description:

Part 1 of this volume offers an overview of the concepts of mechanics, with an emphasis on clearly explaining forces and moments, and on how loads are transferred through structures and machines. This introduction lays a framework for the more mathematically complete presentation of statics in part 2.
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Book details

List price: $146.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/20/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 656
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Introduction
The Bicycle ("Static" Doesn't Mean That You Aren't Moving)
The Golden Gate Bridge
Forces
Moments
Drawing A Free-Body Diagram
Mechanical Equilibrium
Distributed Force
Internal Loads in Frames, Machines, and Trusses
"Out on a Limb" and "Hung Out To Dry": A Look at Internal Loads In Beams and Cables
Appendix A
Selected topics in Mathematics
Physical Quantities
Properties of Areas and Volumes
Dry Friction
Moment of Inertia of Area
Index