ENGINEERING MECHANICS: STATICS, 4E, written by authors Andrew Pytel and Jaan Kiusalaas, provides readers with a solid understanding of statics without the overload of extraneous detail. The authors use their extensive teaching experience and first-hand knowledge to deliver a presentation that's ideally suited to the skills of today's learners. This edition clearly introduces critical concepts using features that connect real problems and examples with the fundamentals of engineering mechanics. Readers learn how to effectively analyze problems before substituting numbers into formulas -- a skill that will benefit them tremendously as they encounter real problems that do not always fit into standard formulas. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The third edition of Engineering Mechanics: Statics written by nationally regarded authors Andrew Pytel and Jaan Kiusalaas, provides students with solid coverage of material without the overload of extraneous detail. The extensive teaching experience of the authorship team provides first-hand knowledge of the learning skill levels of today’s student which is reflected in the text through the pedagogy and the tying together of real world problems and examples with the fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics. Designed to teach students how to effectively analyze problems before plugging numbers into formulas, students benefit tremendously as they encounter real life problems that may not always fit into standard formulas. This book was designed with a rich, concise, two-color presentation and has a stand alone Study Guide which includes further problems, examples, and case studies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: R. C. Hibbeler
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Engineering Mechanics: Combined Statics & Dynamics, Twelfth Editionis ideal for civil and mechanical engineering professionals. In his substantial revision ofEngineering Mechanics, R.C. Hibbeler empowers students to succeed in the whole learning experience. Hibbeler achieves this by calling on his everyday classroom experience and his knowledge of how students learn inside and outside of lecture. In addition to over 50% new homework problems, the twelfth edition introduces the new elements ofConceptual Problems,Fundamental ProblemsandMasteringEngineering, the most technologically advanced online tutorial and homework system.
Author: I. C. Jong
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 1990-12-31
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 integral calculus. 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 are more 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 and effective manner.
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.
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.
Author: A. Bedford
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Technology & Engineering
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. For professionals in mechanical, civil, aeronautical, or engineering mechanics fields.
Author: Russell C Hibbeler
Release Date: 2003-08
Offers a concise and thorough presentation of engineering mechanics theory and application. The material is reinforced with numerous examples to illustrate principles and imaginative, well-illustrated problems of varying degrees of difficulty. The book is committed to developing users' problem-solving skills. Features new "Photorealistc" figures (approximately 200) that have been rendered in often 3D photo quality detail to appeal to visual learners. Features a large variety of problem types from a broad range of engineering disciplines, stressing practical, realistic situations encountered in professional practice, varying levels of difficulty, and problems that involve solution by computer.A thorough presentation of engineering mechanics theory and applications includes some of these topics: Force Vectors; Equilibrium of a Particle; Force System Resultants; Equilibrium of a Rigid Body; Structural Analysis; Internal Forces; Friction; Center of Gravity and Centroid; Moments of Inertia; and Virtual Work.For professionals in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aeronautical engineering, and engineering mechanics careers.
Author: David J. McGill
Publisher: Pws Publishing Company
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Technology & Engineering
The principles of statics and dynamics are applied in order to understand and describe the behaviour of bodies in motion, displaying engineering mechanics principles and supported with worked examples.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Engineering Mechanics, Statics. In this book, you will learn topics such as Equilibrium of Particles, Moment of a Force and Equivalent Force Systems, Equilibrium of Bodies, and Structural Analysis and Machines plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.