Known for its accuracy, clarity, and applications, Meriam & Kraige's Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics has provided a solid foundation of mechanics principles for more than 50 years. Now in its new Sixth Edition, the text continues to help students develop their problem-solving skills with an extensive variety of highly interesting problems related to engineering design. In the new edition, more than 40% of the homework problems are new. There are also new sample problem and more photographs that link theory to application. To help students build necessary visualization and problem-solving skills, the text strongly emphasizes drawing free-body diagrams--the most important skill needed to solve mechanics problems.
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Glenn Kraige is Professor in the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Virginia Tech. He is a fellow member of the American Society for Engineering Education, and received his Ph. D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia.
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Book Description Wiley, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: PART I. DYNAMICS OF PARTICLES. CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION TO DYNAMICS. 1/1 History and Modern Applications. History of Dynamics. Applications of Dynamics. 1/2 Basic Concepts. 1/3 Newton's Laws. 1/4 Units. 1/5 Gravitation. Effect of Altitude. Effect of a Rotating Earth. Standard Value of g. Apparent Weight. 1/6 Dimensions. 1/7 Solving Problems in Dynamics. Approximation in Mathematical Models. Method of Attack. Application of Basic Principles. Numerical versus Symbolic Solutions. Solution Methods. 1/8 Chapter Review. CHAPTER 2. KINEMATICS OF PARTICLES. 2/1 Introduction. Particle Motion. Choice of Coordinates. 2/2 Rectilinear Motion. Velocity and Acceleration. Graphical Interpretations. Analytical Integration. 2/3 Plane Curvilinear Motion. Velocity. Acceleration. Visualization of Motion. 2/4 Rectangular Coordinates (x-y). Vector Representation. Projectile Motion. 2/5 Normal and Tangential Coordinates (n-t). Velocity and Acceleration. Geometric Interpretation. Circular Motion. 2/6 Polar Coordinates (r-). Time Derivatives of the Unit Vectors. Velocity. Acceleration. Geometric Interpretation. Circular Motion. 2/7 Space Curvilinear Motion. Rectangular Coordinates (x-y-z). Cylindrical Coordinates (r--z). Spherical Coordinates (R--). 2/8 Relative Motion (Translating Axes). Choice of Coordinate System. Vector Representation. Additional Considerations. 2/9 Constrained Motion of Connected Particles. One Degree of Freedom. Two Degrees of Freedom. 2/10 Chapter Review. CHAPTER 3. KINETICS OF PARTICLES. 3/1 Introduction. SECTION A. FORCE, MASS, AND ACCELERATION. 3/2 Newton's Second Law. Inertial System. Systems of Units. Force and Mass Units. 3/3 Equation of Motion and Solution of Problems. Two Types of Dynamics Problems. Constrained and Unconstrained Motion. Free-Body Diagram. 3/4 Rectilinear Motion. 3/5 Curvilinear Motion. SECTION B. WORK AND ENERGY. 3/6 Work and Kinetic Energy. Definition of Work. Units of Work. Calculation of Work. Examples of Work. Work and Curvilinear Motion. Principle of Work and Kinetic Energy. Advantages of the Work-Energy Method. Power. Efficiency. 3/7 Potential Energy. Gravitational Potential Energy. Elastic Potential Energy. Work-Energy Equation. Conservative Force Fields. SECTION C. IMPULSE AND MOMENTUM. 3/8 Introduction. 3/9 Linear Impulse and Linear Momentum. The Linear Impulse-Momentum Principle. Conservation of Linear Momentum. 3/10 Angular Impulse and Angular Momentum. Rate of Change of Angular Momentum. The Angular Impulse-Momentum Principle. Plane-Motion Applications. Conservation of Angular Momentum. SECTION D. SPECIAL APPLICATIONS. 3/11 Introduction. 3/12 Impact. Direct Central Impact. Coefficient of Restitution. Energy Loss During Impact. Oblique Central Impact. 3/13 Central-Force Motion. Motion of a Single Body. Conic Sections. Energy Analysis. Summary of Assumptions. Perturbed Two-Body Problem. Restricted Two-Body Problem. 3/14 Relative Motion. Relative-Motion Equation. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0471739316
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