Schaum's Outline of Engineering Mechanics: Statics

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Modified to conform to the current curriculum, Schaum's Outline of Engineering Mechanics: Statics complements these courses in scope and sequence to help you understand its basic concepts. The book offers practice on topics such as orthogonal triad of unit vectors, dot or scalar product, resultant of distributed force system, noncoplanar force systems, slope of the Shear diagram, and slope of the Moment diagram. You'll also get ...

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Overview

Study faster, learn better, and get top grades

Modified to conform to the current curriculum, Schaum's Outline of Engineering Mechanics: Statics complements these courses in scope and sequence to help you understand its basic concepts. The book offers practice on topics such as orthogonal triad of unit vectors, dot or scalar product, resultant of distributed force system, noncoplanar force systems, slope of the Shear diagram, and slope of the Moment diagram. You'll also get coverage of the laws of friction, rolling resistance, the centroid of a continuous quantity, and the theorems of Pappus and Guldinus. Appropriate for the following courses: Engineering Mechanics; Introduction to Mechanics; Statics; Mechanical Engineering; Engineer-in-Training Review.

Features:

  • Hundreds of solved problems
  • Support for all the major textbooks for static courses

Topics include: Vectors, Forces, Coplanar Force Systems, Noncoplanar Force Systems, Equilibrium of Coplanar Force Systems, Equilibrium of Noncoplanar Force Systems, Trusses and Cables, Forces in Beams, Friction, First Moments, Centroids, and Moments of Inertia, Virtual Work

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071632379
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/25/2010
  • Series: Schaum's Outline Series
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 330,022
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

E. W. Nelson taught Mechanical Engineering at Lafayette College and later joined the engineering organization of the Western Electric Company (now Lucent Technologies).

Charles L. Best is Emeritus Professor of Engineering at Lafayette College.

W. G. McLean (Easton, PA) is Emeritus Director of Engineering at Lafayette College.

Merle Potter is professor emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Vectors3. Forces4. Coplanar Force Systems5. Noncoplanar Force Systems6. Equilibrium of Coplanar Force Systems7. Equilibrium of Noncoplanar Force Systems8. Trusses and Cables9. Forces in Beams10. Friction11. First Moments, Centroids, and Moments of Inertia12. Virtual Work

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