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Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, Student Value Edition

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Meriam & Kraige,Engineering Mechanics:Dynamics, Student Value Edition

Over the past 50 years, Meriam & Kraige s Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics has established a highly respected tradition of excellence a tradition that emphasizes accuracy, rigor, clarity, and applications. The new Student Value Edition, is the 6th Edition of the classic text in a two-color paperback format making it much more affordable. In addition, the book comes with a FREE full-color eBook students can load and access directly from their PC or laptop!

PART I DYNAMICS OF PARTICLES.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO DYNAMICS.

1/1 History and Modern Applications.

1/2 Basic Concepts.

1/3 Newton's Laws.

1/4 Units.

1/5 Gravitation.

1/6 Dimensions.

1/7 Solving Problems in Dynamics.

1/8 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 2 KINEMATICS OF PARTICLES.

2/1 Introduction.

2/2 Rectilinear Motion.

2/3 Plane Curvilinear Motion.

2/4 Rectangular Coordinates (x-y).

2/5 Normal and Tangential Coordinates (n-t).

2/6 Polar Coordinates (r-ө)

2/7 Space Curvilinear Motion.

2/8 Relative Motion (Translating Axes).

2/9 Constrained Motion of Connected Particles.

2/10 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 3 KINETICS OF PARTICLES.

3/1 Introduction.

SECTION A. FORCE, MASS, AND ACCELERATION.

3/2 Newton's Second Law.

3/3 Equation of Motion and Solution of Problems.

3/4 Rectilinear Motion.

3/5 Curvilinear Motion.

SECTION B. WORK AND ENERGY.

3/6 Work and Kinetic Energy.

3/7 Potential Energy.

SECTION C. IMPULSE AND MOMENTUM.

3/8 Introduction.

3/9 Linear Impulse and Linear Momentum.

3/10 Angular Impulse and Angular Momentum.

SECTION D. SPECIAL APPLICATIONS.

3/11 Introduction.

3/12 Impact.

3/13 Central-Force Motion.

3/14 Relative Motion.

3/15 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 4 KINETICS OF SYSTEMS OF PARTICLES.

4/1 Introduction.

4/2 Generalized Newton’s Second Law.

4/3 Work-Energy.

4/4 Impulse-Momentum.

4/5 Conservation of Energy and Momentum.

4/7 Variable Mass.

4/8 Chapter Review.

PART II DYNAMICS OF RIGID BODIES.

CHAPTER 5 PLANE KINEMATICS OF RIGID BODIES.

5/1 Introduction.

5/2 Rotation.

5/3 Absolute Motion.

5/4 Relative Velocity.

5/5 Instantaneous Center of Zero Velocity.

5/6 Relative Acceleration.

5/7 Motion Relative to Rotating Axes.

5/8 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 6 PLANE KINETICS OF RIGID BODIES.

6/1 Introduction.

SECTION A. FORCE, MASS, AND ACCELERATION.

6/2 General Equations of Motion.

6/3 Translation.

6/4 Fixed-Axis Rotation.

6/5 General Plane Motion.

SECTION B. WORK AND ENERGY.

6/6 Work-Energy Relations.

6/7 Acceleration from Work-Energy; Virtual Work.

SECTION C. IMPULSE AND MOMENTUM.

6/8 Impulse-Momentum Equations.

6/9 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 7 INTRODUCTION TO THREE-DIMENSIONAL DYNAMICS OF RIGID BODIES.

7/1 Introduction.

SECTION A. KINEMATICS.

7/2 Translation.

7/3 Fixed-Axis Rotation.

7/4 Parallel-Plane Motion.

7/5 Rotation about a Fixed Point.

7/6 General Motion.

SECTION B. KINETICS.

7/7 Angular Momentum.

7/8 Kinetic Energy.

7/9 Momentum and Energy Equations of Motion.

7/10 Parallel-Plane Motion.

7/12 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 8 VIBRATION AND TIME RESPONSE.

8/1 Introduction.

8/2 Free Vibration of Particles.

8/3 Forced Vibration of Particles.

8/4 Vibration of Rigid Bodies.

8/5 Energy Methods.

8/6 Chapter Review.

APPENDICES.

APPENDIX A AREA MOMENTS OF INERTIA.

APPENDIX B MASS MOMENTS OF INERTIA.

B/1 Mass Moments of Inertia about an Axis.

B/2 Products of Inertia.

APPENDIX C SELECTED TOPICS OF MATHEMATICS.

C/1 Introduction.

C/2 Plane Geometry.

C/3 Solid Geometry.

C/4 Algebra.

C/5 Analytic Geometry.

C/6 Trigonometry.

C/7 Vector Operations.

C/8 Series.

C/9 Derivatives.

C/10 Integrals.

C/11 Newton's Method for Solving Intractable Equations.

C/12 Selected Techniques for Numerical Integration.

APPENDIX D USEFUL TABLES.

Table D/1 Physical Properties.

Table D/2 Solar System Constants.

Table D/3 Properties of Plane Figures.

Table D/4 Properties of Homogeneous Solids.

INDEX.

New To This Edition
These features were incorporated into the current 6th Edition. These are not new to the Student Value Edition.

• Approximately 40% of the homework problems are new or revised. Includes more problems that produce forces as functions of time, and problems that integrate to project trajectories for particles and rigid bodies.
• New sample problems
• Adopting time order of occurrence display for key equations including work-energy, conservation of energy, and impulse momentum.
• Content revisions to meet course needs include
• More complete diagrams for impulse-momentum problems sections 3/C and 6/C in text
• Additional discussion of General Equations of Motion in Plane Kinetics of Rigid Bodies
• New discussion of establishing coordinate systems as part of problem-solving, see ch 1
• More photographs added throughout the text to improve the link between theory and practical application

Enhanced instructor resources, including animated PowerPoint lecture slides and online algorithmically generated homework.

Hallmark Features
• Provides a wide variety of high quality problems that are known for their accuracy, realism, applications, and variety. Students benefit from realistic applications that motivate their desire to learn and develop their problem solving skills.
• Sample Problems with a worked solution step appear throughout providing examples and reinforcing important concepts and idea in engineering mechanics
• Introductory Problems are simple, uncomplicated problems designed to help students gain confidence with a new topic. These appear in the problem sets following the Sample Problems.
• Representative Problems are more challenging than Introductory Problems but are of average difficulty and length. These appear in the problem sets following the Sample Problems.
• Computer-Oriented Problems are marked with an icon and appear in the end-of-chapter Review Problems.
• Review Problems appear at the end of chapter.
• Offers comprehensive coverage of how to draw free body diagrams. Through text discussion and assignable homework problems students will learn that drawing free body diagrams is the most important skill needed to learn how to solve mechanics problems. Meriam and Kraige teach students the appropriate techniques and then apply them consistently in solutions of mechanics problems.
• SI Units are covered. There are approximately two problems in SI units for every one in U.S. customary units.
A tradition of excellence. Since 1952 this text has been a primary source for accuracy, rigor, clarity and a high standard of illustration in the coverage of mechanics theory.

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Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, Student Value Edition
by J. L. Meriam, L. G. Kraige
ISBN 978-0-470-49978-8