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Principles of Engineering Mechanics - H. Harrison

Principles of Engineering Mechanics

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Published: 31st March 1994
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Students of engineering mechanics require a treatment embracing principles, practice an problem solving. Each are covered in this text in a way which students will find particularly helpful. Every chapter gives a thorough description of the basic theory, and a large selection of worked examples are explained in an understandable, tutorial style. Graded problems for solution, with answers, are also provided.
Integrating statistics and dynamics within a single volume, the book will support the study of engineering mechanics throughout an undergraduate course. The theory of two- and three-dimensional dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, leading to Euler's equations, is developed. The vibration of one- and two-degree-of-freedom systems and an introduction to automatic control, now including frequency response methods, are covered. This edition has also been extended to develop continuum mechanics, drawing together solid and fluid mechanics to illustrate the distinctions between Eulerian and Lagrangian coordinates.
Supports study of mechanics throughout an undergraduate course
Integrates statics and dynamics in a single volume
Develops theory of 2D and 3D dynamics of particles and rigid bodies

Highly recommended., British Book News, This is an example of a text book brilliantly executed in all departments., The South African Mechanical Engineer,

Coordinate systems and position vectors
Kinematics of a particle in plane motion
Kinetics of a particle in plane motion
Force systems and equilibrium
Kinematics of a rigid body in plane motion
Kinetics of a rigid body in plane motion
Energy
Momentum and impulse
Vibration
One-degree-of-freedom systems
Two-degree-of-freedom systems
Introduction to automatic control
Dynamics of a body in three-dimensional motion
Introduction to continuum mechanics
One-dimensional continuum
Two-dimensional continuua
Applications to bars and beams
Appendices
Answers to problems
Index
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ISBN: 9780340568316
ISBN-10: 0340568313
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 31st March 1994
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.61 x 18.9  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised