Engineering Mechanics : Statics / Edition 2

Engineering Mechanics : Statics / Edition 2

by A. Bedford, Wallace Fowler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201180707

ISBN-13: 9780201180701

Pub. Date: 08/12/1998

Publisher: Pearson

Hallmark Features: Problem Solving Uses a "Strategy-Solution-Discussion" problem-solving methodology that explains how to approach problems, solve them, and critically judge the results Visualization Stresses the importance of visual analysis, especially the use of free-body diagrams Develops figures gradually and employs "ghosting" techniques to clarify

Overview

Hallmark Features: Problem Solving Uses a "Strategy-Solution-Discussion" problem-solving methodology that explains how to approach problems, solve them, and critically judge the results Visualization Stresses the importance of visual analysis, especially the use of free-body diagrams Develops figures gradually and employs "ghosting" techniques to clarify and emphasize concepts-- emulating the way an instructor teaches Applications Places engineering mechanics within the context of engineering practice by including applications from many fields of engineering Introduces design principles with the "Application to Engineering" feature using concepts developed in preceding sections of the chapter New Features: Organization Includes section on distributed forces on beams earlier in the text in Chapter 7 Presents Friction chapter earlier-- now Chapter 9 Reorganizes the material in Chapter 10, now called Internal Forces and Moments Content Strengthens already superior coverage of FBDs Presents a revised discussion of loads in Chapter 6 Provides new examples throughout the text including the popular feature," Application to Engineering" Increases the number of homework problems by 15% Other Provides a thoroughly revised solution manual written by Wallace Fowler.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201180701
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/12/1998
Series:
Engineering Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
650
Product dimensions:
8.29(w) x 10.33(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1(17)
Engineering and Mechanics
2(1)
Learning Mechanics
2(2)
Problem Solving
2(1)
Calculators and Computers
3(1)
Engineering Applications
3(1)
Subsequent Use of This Text
3(1)
Fundamental Concepts
4(4)
Space and Time
4(1)
Newton's Laws
4(2)
Newtonian Gravitation
6(1)
Numbers
7(1)
Units
8(9)
International System of Units
8(1)
U.S. Customary Units
8(1)
Angular Units
9(1)
Conversion of Units
9(8)
Vectors
17(66)
Vector Operations and Definitions
18(1)
Scalars and Vectors
18(1)
Rules for Manipulating Vectors
19(9)
Vector Addition
19(2)
Product of a Scalar and a Vector
21(1)
Vector Subtraction
21(1)
Unit Vectors
22(1)
Vector Components
22(6)
Cartesian Components
28(1)
Components in Two Dimensions
28(14)
Manipulating Vectors in Terms of Components
28(1)
Position Vectors in Terms of Components
29(13)
Components in Three Dimensions
42(16)
Magnitude of a Vector in Terms of Components
43(1)
Direction Cosines
44(1)
Position Vectors in Terms of Components
45(1)
Components of a Vector Parallel to a Given Line
45(13)
Products of Vectors
58(1)
Dot Products
58(9)
Definition
58(1)
Dot Products in Terms of Components
58(1)
Vector Components Parallel and Normal to a Line
59(8)
Cross Products
67(3)
Definition
67(1)
Cross Products in Terms of Components
68(1)
Evaluating a 3 X 3 Determinant
69(1)
Mixed Triple Products
70(13)
Chapter Summary
77(2)
Review Problems
79(4)
Forces
83(44)
Types of Forces
84(6)
Terminology
84(1)
Gravitational Forces
85(1)
Contact Forces
85(5)
Equilibrium and Free-Body Diagrams
90(3)
Two-Dimensional Force Systems
93(16)
Application to Engineering: Steady Flight
98(11)
Three-Dimensional Force Systems
109(18)
Computational Mechanics
117(4)
Chapter Summary
121(2)
Review Problems
123(4)
Systems of Forces and Moments
127(72)
Two-Dimensional Description of the Moment
128(11)
The Moment Vector
139(13)
Magnitude of the Moment
139(1)
Sense of the Moment
139(2)
Relation to the Two-Dimensional Description
141(1)
Varignon's Theorem
142(10)
Moment of a Force About a Line
152(12)
Definition
152(1)
Applying the Definition
153(2)
Special Cases
155(3)
Application to Engineering: Rotating Machines
158(6)
Couples
164(10)
Equivalent Systems
174(5)
Conditions for Equivalence
174(1)
Demonstration of Equivalence
174(5)
Representing Systems by Equivalent Systems
179(20)
Representing a System by a Force and a Couple
179(6)
Representing a System by a Wrench
185(11)
Computational Mechanics
196(3)
Chapter Summary 199(2)
Review Problems 201

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