Mechanical Engineer's Handbook

Mechanical Engineer's Handbook

by Dan B. Marghitu, J. David Irwin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780080511368
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/20/2001
Series: Engineering
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 880
File size: 24 MB
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About the Author

Dan B. Marghitu is Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Auburn University. His specialty areas include impact dynamics, biomechanics, nonlinear dynamics, flexible multibody systems and robotics. He is the author of more than 60 journal papers and six books on dynamics, mechanical impact, mechanisms, robots and biomechanics.

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors

1. Statics
Vector Algebra
Centroids and Surface Properties
Moments and Couples
Equilibrium
Dry Friction

2. Dynamics
Fundamentals
Kinematics of a Point
Dynamics of a Particle
Planar Kinematics of a Rigid Body
Dynamics of a Rigid Body

3. Mechanics of Materials
Stress
Deflection and Stiffness
Fatigue

4. Theory of Mechanisms
Fundamentals
Position Analysis
Velocity and Acceleration Analysis
Kinetostatics

5. Machine Components
Screws
Gears
Springs
Rolling Bearings
Lubrication and Sliding Bearings

6. Theory of Vibration
Introduction
Linear Systems with One Degree of Freedom
Linear Systems with Finite Numbers of Degrees of Freedom
Machine-Tool Vibrations

7. Principles of Heat Transfer
Heat Transfer Thermodynamics
Conduction Heat Transfer
Convection Heat Transfer

8. Fluid Dynamics
Fluids Fundamentals
Hydraulics

9. Control
Introduction
Signals
Transfer Functions
Connection of Elements
Poles and Zeros
Steady-State Error
Time-Domain Performance
Frequency-Domain Performances
Stability of Linear Feedback Systems
Design of Closed-Loop Control Systems by Pole-Zero Methods
Design of Closed-Loop Control Systems by Frequential Methods
State Variable Models
Nonlinear Systems
Nonlinear Controllers by Feedback Linearization
Sliding Control

Appendix:
Differential Equations and Systems of Differential
Equations

Index

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