Mechanics 101

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This book provides a quick summary of essential concepts in Mechanics by following snack sized chapters:


• Introduction to Mechanics
• Mechanics of Rigid Bodies
• Mechanics of Deformable Bodies (Strength of Materials)
• Hooke’s Law of Elasticity
• Young’s Modulus
• Calculation of Young Modulus
• Mechanics of Fluids
• Mechanics in Engineering
• Importance of Mechanics

Fundamental Definitions:

• Fundamental Quantities used in the field of Mechanics
• Newton’s Mechanics
• Units of Measurement

Resolution of Forces:

• Resolution of Forces
• Method of Resolution
• Equilibrium
• Types of Equilibrium
• Conditions of Equilibrium
• Lami’s Theorem
• Free Body Diagram

Force Laws:

• Resultant of Concurrent Forces
• Method of Finding Resultant
• Triangle Law of Forces
• Parallelogram Law of Addition of Forces
• Polygon Law of Forces

Moment and Couple:

• Moment
• Graphical Representation of Moment
• Types of Moment
• Varignon’s Principle of Moment (Law of Moment)
• Couple
• Physical Significance of Couple
• Characteristics of a Couple
• Moment of a Couple
• Types of Couple
• Problem on Moment of a Force


• Truss
• Plane Truss
• Types of Plane Truss
• Space Truss
• Determination of Forces in Simple Truss Member
• Methods of Solving Truss
• Method of Joints
• Problem based on Method of Joints
• Method of Section
• Problem based on Method of Section

Friction I:

• Friction
• Laws of Friction
• Laws of Static Friction
• Laws of Kinetic or Dynamic Friction
• Important Terms
• Equilibrium of a Body lying on a Rough Horizontal Plane

Friction II:

• Equilibrium of Body lying on a Rough Inclined Plane
• Ladder Friction
• Applications of Friction

Center of Gravity and Centroid:

• Center of Mass
• Center of Gravity
• Determining the Center of Gravity
• Centroid
• Procedure to Locate Centroid
• Numerical Problem Based on Centroid

Moment of Inertia:

• Moment of Inertia
• Moment of Inertia of Some Standard Laminas about Centroidal Axis
• Perpendicular Axis Theorem
• Parallel Axis Theorem


• Beams
• Types of Beam
• Simply Supported Beam
• Cantilever Beam
• Overhanging Beam
• Fixed Beam
• Continuous Beam
• Types of Supports for Beams
• Types of Loads

Shear Force and Bending Moment:

• Shear Force
• Sign Convention for Shear Force
• Bending Moment
• Sign Convention for Bending Moment
• Point of Contra-flexure

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016698052
  • Publisher: WAGmob
  • Publication date: 7/29/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 239,854
  • File size: 5 MB

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