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Engineering Mechanics Dynamics

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ISBN-10: 0471739316

ISBN-13: 9780471739319

Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: J. L. Meriam, L. G. Kraige, J. L. Meriam, L. G. Kraige

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To build necessary visualization and problem-solving skills, this sixth edition provides comprehensive coverage of drawing free body diagrams - the most important skill needed to solve mechanics problems. It offers a one semester course taught sophomore year.
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Book details

List price: $160.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/18/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 744
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

Dynamics of Particles
Introduction to Dynamics
History and Modern Applications
History of Dynamics
Applications of Dynamics
Basic Concepts
Newton's Laws
Effect of Altitude
Effect of a Rotating Earth
Standard Value of g
Apparent Weight
Solving Problems in Dynamics
Approximation in Mathematical Models
Method of Attack
Application of Basic Principles
Numerical versus Symbolic Solutions
Solution Methods
Chapter Review
Kinematics of Particles
Particle Motion
Choice of Coordinates
Rectilinear Motion
Velocity and Acceleration
Graphical Interpretations
Analytical Integration
Plane Curvilinear Motion
Visualization of Motion
Rectangular Coordinates (x-y)
Vector Representation
Projectile Motion
Normal and Tangential Coordinates (n-t)
Velocity and Acceleration
Geometric Interpretation
Circular Motion
Polar Coordinates (r-)
Time Derivatives of the Unit Vectors
Geometric Interpretation
Circular Motion
Space Curvilinear Motion
Rectangular Coordinates (x-y-z)
Cylindrical Coordinates (r--z)
Spherical Coordinates (R--)
Relative Motion (Translating Axes)
Choice of Coordinate System
Vector Representation
Additional Considerations
Constrained Motion of Connected Particles
One Degree of Freedom
Two Degrees of Freedom
Chapter Review
Kinetics of Particles
Force, Mass, and Acceleration
Newton's Second Law
Inertial System
Systems of Units
Force and Mass Units
Equation of Motion and Solution of Problems
Two Types of Dynamics Problems
Constrained and Unconstrained Motion
Free-Body Diagram
Rectilinear Motion
Curvilinear Motion
Work and Energy
Work and Kinetic Energy
Definition of Work
Units of Work
Calculation of Work
Examples of Work
Work and Curvilinear Motion
Principle of Work and Kinetic Energy
Advantages of the Work-Energy Method
Potential Energy
Gravitational Potential Energy
Elastic Potential Energy
Work-Energy Equation
Conservative Force Fields
Impulse and Momentum
Linear Impulse and Linear Momentum
The Linear Impulse-Momentum Principle
Conservation of Linear Momentum
Angular Impulse and Angular Momentum
Rate of Change of Angular Momentum
The Angular Impulse-Momentum Principle
Plane-Motion Applications
Conservation of Angular Momentum
Special Applications
Direct Central Impact
Coefficient of Restitution
Energy Loss During Impact
Oblique Central Impact
Central-Force Motion
Motion of a Single Body
Conic Sections
Energy Analysis
Summary of Assumptions
Perturbed Two-Body Problem
Restricted Two-Body Problem
Relative Motion
Relative-Motion Equation