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Introductory Mathematics for Engineering Applications

ISBN-10: 1118466160

ISBN-13: 9781118466162

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Nathan W. Klingbeil, Kuldip S. Rattan

List price: $96.95
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Just-in-time presentation of engineering math concepts. Applications-driven presentation provides motivation for engineering math by using realistic engineering problems. Designed to be taught by engineering faculty, not math faculty. Can serve as a primary text for a first-year engineering math course allowing students to advance without first completing the required calculus sequence. This course doesn't replace calculus. It simply allows students to advance through introductory engineering courses while they gain the maturity and motivation to succeed in calculus at a slower pace.
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Book details

List price: $96.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 460
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Straight Lines in Engineering
Vehicle during Braking
Voltage-Current Relationship in a Resistive Circuit
Force-Displacement in a Preloaded Tension Spring
Further Examples of Lines in Engineering
Problems
Quadratic Equations in Engineering
A Projectile in a Vertical Plane
Current in a Lamp
Equivalent Resistance
Further Examples of Quadratic Equations in Engineering
Problems
Trigonometry in Engineering
Introduction
One-Link Planar Robot
Kinematics of One-Link Robot
Inverse Kinematics of One-Link Robot
Two-Link Planar Robot
Direct Kinematics of Two-Link Robot
Inverse Kinematics of Two-Link Robot
Further Examples of Two-Link Planar Robot
Further Examples of Trigonometry in Engineering
Problems
Two-Dimensional Vectors in Engineering
Introduction
Position Vector in Rectangular Form
Position Vector in Polar Form
Vector Addition
Examples of Vector Addition in Engineering
Problems
Complex Numbers in Engineering
Introduction
Position of One-Link Robot as a Complex Number
Impedance of R, L, and C as a Complex Number
Impedance of a Resistor R
Impedance of an Inductor L
Impedance of a Capacitor C
Impedance of a Series RLC Circuit
Impedance of R and L Connected in Parallel
Armature Current in a DC Motor
Further Examples of Complex Numbers in Electric Circuits
Complex Conjugate
Problems
Sinusoids in Engineering
One-Link Planar Robot as a Sinusoid
Angular Motion of the One-Link Planar Robot
Relations between Frequency and Period
Phase Angle, Phase Shift, and Time Shift
General Form of a Sinusoid
Addition of Sinusoids of the Same Frequency
Problems
Systems of Equations in Engineering
Introduction
Solution of a Two-Loop Circuit
Tension in Cables
Further Examples of Systems of Equations in Engineering
Problems
Derivatives in Engineering
Introduction
What Is a Derivative?
Maxima and Minima
Applications of Derivatives in Dynamics
Position, Velocity, and Acceleration
Applications of Derivatives in Electric Circuits
Current and Voltage in an Inductor
Current and Voltage in a Capacitor
Applications of Derivatives in Strength of Materials
Maximum Stress under Axial Loading
Further Examples of Derivatives in Engineering
Problems
Integrals in Engineering
Introduction: The Asphalt Problem
Concept of Work
Application of Integrals in Statics
Center of Gravity (Centroid)
Alternate Definition of the Centroid
Distributed Loads
Hydrostatic Pressure on a Retaining Wall
Distributed Loads on Beams: Statically Equivalent Loading
Applications of Integrals in Dynamics
Graphical Interpretation
Applications of Integrals in Electric Circuits
Current, Voltage, and Energy Stored in a Capacitor
Current and Voltage in an Inductor
Further Examples of Integrals in Engineering
Problems
Differential Equations in Engineering
Introduction: The Leaking Bucket
Differential Equations
Solution of Linear DEQ with Constant Coefficients
First-Order Differential Equations
Second-Order Differential Equations
Free Vibration of a Spring-Mass System
Forced Vibration of a Spring-Mass System
Second-Order LC Circuit
Problems
Answers to Selected Problems
Index