Fundamentals of Machine Component Design, 5th Edition
- Problem Solving Methodology & Graphical Procedures. The problem-solving methodology used in the text helps students to formulate machine component problems accurately and to present solutions clearly. The graphical procedures employed help students to understand and visualize what is going on, develop added insight about the significance of the results, and think about how the design might be improved
- Emphasizes the basic concepts of Fracture Mechanics - Section includes stress-intensity factor charts for eight common geometric configurations. Introductory fracture mechanics problems support understanding these critical concepts
- Fatigue coverage. Chapter 8's Fatigue coverage continues its graphical approach of previous editions, including a section on fatigue crack growth which examines the fracture mechanics of crack growth under alternating loads. This important chapter offers additional analysis problems and many new open-ended problems
- Extensive coverage in appendices of important reference information for this course including the following topics: engineering materials, processing methods, joinability, materials for machine component design, selected engineering materials, and relations between failure modes and material properties.