Statics Engineering Mechanics: SI Version

Statics Engineering Mechanics: SI Version

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ISBN-13: 9780201403404
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Publication date: 11/28/1997
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 7.87(w) x 10.04(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
1(14)
1.1 Engineering and Mechanics
2(1)
1.2 Learning Mechanics
2(2)
Problem Solving
3(1)
Calculators and Computers
3(1)
Engineering Applications
3(1)
1.3 Fundamental Concepts
4(3)
Space and Time
4(1)
Newton's Laws
4(1)
Newtonian Gravitation
5(1)
Numbers
6(1)
1.4 Units
7(8)
International System of Units
7(1)
US Customary Units
8(1)
Angular Units
8(1)
Conversion of Units
9(6)
2 Vectors
15(62)
Vector Operations and Definitions 16(8)
2.1 Scalars and Vectors
16(1)
2.2 Rules for Manipulating Vectors
16(8)
Vector Addition
16(2)
Product of a Scalar and a Vector
18(1)
Vector Subtraction
19(1)
Unit Vectors
19(1)
Vector Components
19(5)
Cartesian Components 24(28)
2.3 Components in Two Dimensions
24(14)
Manipulating Vectors in Terms of Components
24(1)
Position Vectors in Terms of Components
25(13)
2.4 Components in Three Dimensions
38(14)
Magnitude of a Vector in Terms of Components
39(1)
Direction Cosines
40(1)
Position Vectors in Terms of Components
41(1)
Components of a Vector Parallel to a Given Line
41(11)
Products of Vectors 52(535)
2.5 Dot Products
52(9)
Definition
52(1)
Dot Products in Terms of Components
53(1)
Vector Components Parallel and Perpendicular to a Line
54(7)
2.6 Cross Products
61(4)
Definition
61(1)
Cross Products in Terms of Components
62(2)
Evaluating a 3 x 3 Determinant
64(1)
2.7 Mixed Triple Products
65(7)
Chapter Summary
72(2)
Review Problems
74(3)
3 Forces
77(44)
3.1 Types of Forces
78(6)
Gravitational Forces
79(1)
Contact Forces
79(5)
3.2 Equilibrium and Free-Body Diagrams
84(3)
3.3 Two-Dimensional Force Systems
87(16)
APPLICATION TO ENGINEERING: STEADY FLIGHT
92(11)
3.4 Three-Dimensional Force Systems
103(12)
COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS
110(5)
Chapter Summary
115(2)
Review Problems
117(4)
4 Systems of Forces and Moments
121(84)
4.1 Two-Dimensional Description of the Moment
122(12)
4.2 The Moment Vector
134(14)
Magnitude of the Moment
134(1)
Sense of the Moment
134(3)
Relation to the Two-Dimensional Description
137(1)
Varignon's Theorem
138(10)
4.3 Moment of a Force About a Line
148(12)
Definition
149(1)
Applying the Definition
150(2)
Special Cases
152(8)
4.4 Couples
160(11)
4.5 Equivalent Systems
171(5)
4.6 Representing Systems by Equivalent Systems
176(22)
Representing a System by a Force and a Couple
176(6)
Representing a System by a Wrench
182(14)
COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS
196(2)
Chapter Summary
198(2)
Review Problems
200(5)
5 Objects in Equilibrium
205(68)
5.1 The Equilibrium Equations
206(1)
5.2 Two-Dimensional Applications
207(12)
Supports
207(4)
Free-Body Diagrams
211(1)
The Scalar Equilibrium Equations
212(7)
5.3 Statically Indeterminate Objects
219(18)
Redundant Supports
219(3)
Improper Supports
222(2)
APPLICATION TO ENGINEERING: DESIGN FOR HUMAN FACTORS
224(13)
5.4 Three-Dimensional Applications
237(18)
Supports
237(4)
The Scalar Equilibrium Equations
241(14)
5.5 Two-Force and Three-Force Members
255(12)
Two-Force Members
255(1)
Three-Force Members
256(8)
COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS
264(3)
Chapter Summary
267(1)
Review Problems
268(5)
6 Structures in Equilibrium
273(60)
6.1 Trusses
274(2)
6.2 The Method of Joints
276(13)
APPLICATION TO ENGINEERING: BRIDGE DESIGN
282(7)
6.3 The Method of Sections
289(6)
6.4 Space Trusses
295(4)
6.5 Frames and Machines
299(30)
Analysing the Entire Structure
300(1)
Analysing the Members
300(26)
COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS
326(3)
Chapter Summary
329(1)
Review Problems
330(3)
7 Centroids and Centres of Mass
333(52)
7.1 Centroids
334(19)
Introduction
334(1)
Areas
335(4)
Volumes
339(1)
Lines
339(4)
Centres of Mass
343(10)
7.2 Composites
353(21)
Areas
353(1)
Volumes and Lines
354(1)
Centres of Mass
355(9)
APPLICATION TO ENGINEERING: CENTRES OF MASS OF VEHICLES
364(10)
7.3 The Pappus-Guldinus Theorems
374(5)
First Theorem
374(1)
Second Theorem
374(5)
Chapter Summary
379(1)
Review Problems
380(5)
8 Moments of Inertia
385(34)
Areas 386(33)
8.1 Definitions
386(7)
8.2 Parallel-Axis Theorems
393(14)
APPLICATION TO ENGINEERING: BEAM DESIGN
400(7)
8.3 Rotated and Principal Axes
407(12)
Rotated Axes
407(2)
Principal Axes
409(4)
Mohr's Circle
413(6)
Masses 419(168)
8.4 Simple Objects
419(5)
Slender Bars
419(1)
Thin Plates
420(4)
8.5 Parallel-Axis Theorem
424(10)
Chapter Summary
434(1)
Review Problems
435(4)
9 Distributed Forces
439(64)
9.1 Loads Distributed Along a Line
440(8)
9.2 Internal Forces and Moments in Beams
448(8)
9.3 Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams
456(7)
9.4 Relations Between Distributed Load, Shear Force and Bending Moment
463(8)
9.5 Distributed Loads on Cables
471(9)
Loads Distributed Uniformly Along a Horizontal Line
471(4)
Loads Distributed Uniformly Along the Cable
475(5)
9.6 Discrete Loads on Cables
480(7)
COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS
484(3)
9.7 Pressure
487(11)
Definitions of the Pressure and Centre of Pressure
487(2)
Pressure Distribution in a Stationary Liquid
489(9)
Chapter Summary
498(2)
Review Problems
500(3)
10 Friction
503(54)
10.1 Theory of Dry Friction
504(16)
Coefficients of Friction
505(2)
Angles of Friction
507(13)
10.2 Applications
520(31)
Wedges
520(3)
Threads
523(8)
Journal Bearings
531(2)
Thrust Bearings and Clutches
533(7)
Belt Friction
540(3)
APPLICATION TO ENGINEERING: BELTS AND PULLEYS
543(5)
COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS
548(3)
Chapter Summary
551(2)
Review Problems
553(4)
11 Virtual Work and Potential Energy
557(30)
11.1 Virtual Work
558(13)
Work
558(1)
Principle of Virtual Work
559(2)
Application to Structures
561(10)
11.2 Potential Energy
571(13)
Examples of Conservative Forces
571(2)
Principle of Virtual Work for Conservative Forces
573(1)
Stability of Equilibrium
573(9)
COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS
582(2)
Chapter Summary
584(1)
Review Problems
585(2)
Appendices 587(7)
A Review of Mathematics 587(3)
B Properties of Areas and Lines 590(2)
C Properties of Volumes and Homogeneous Objects 592(2)
Answers to Even-Numbered Problems 594(10)
Index 604

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