# Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics, Eighth Edition SI Canadian Version

ISBN: 978-1-119-28696-7

Aug 2016

736 pages

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Known for its accuracy, clarity, and dependability, Meriam, Kraige, and Bolton’s Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics8th SI Canadian Edition has provided a solid foundation of mechanics principles for more than 60 years. Now in its eighth edition, the text continues to help students develop their problem-solving skills with an extensive variety of engaging problems related to engineering design. In addition to new homework problems, the text includes a number of helpful sample problems. To help students build necessary visualization and problem-solving skills, the text strongly emphasizes drawing free-body diagrams- one of the most important skills needed to solve mechanics problems.

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PART I DYNAMICS OF PARTICLES 1

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO DYNAMICS 3

1/1 History and Modern Applications 3

1/2 Basic Concepts 4

1/3 Newton’s Laws 6

1/4 Units 6

1/5 Gravitation 8

1/6 Dimensions 11

1/7 Solving Problems in Dynamics 12

1/8 Chapter Review 15

CHAPTER 2 KINEMATICS OF PARTICLES 21

2/1 Introduction 21

2/2 Rectilinear Motion 22

2/3 Plane Curvilinear Motion 42

2/4 Rectangular Coordinates (x-y) 45

2/5 Normal and Tangential Coordinates (n-t) 57

2/6 Polar Coordinates (r-) 69

2/7 Space Curvilinear Motion 81

2/8 Relative Motion (Translating Axes) 90

2/9 Constrained Motion of Connected Particles 99

2/10 Chapter Review 107

CHAPTER 3 KINETICS OF PARTICLES 117

3/1 Introduction 117

SECTION A FORCE, MASS, AND ACCELERATION 118

3/2 Newton’s Second Law 118

3/3 Equation of Motion and Solution of Problems 122

3/4 Rectilinear Motion 124

3/5 Curvilinear Motion 138

SECTION B WORK AND ENERGY 153

3/6 Work and Kinetic Energy 153

3/7 Potential Energy 173

SECTION C IMPULSE AND MOMENTUM 188

3/8 Introduction 188

3/9 Linear Impulse and Linear Momentum 188

3/10 Angular Impulse and Angular Momentum 202

SECTION D SPECIAL APPLICATIONS 214

3/11 Introduction 214

3/12 Impact 214

3/13 Central-Force Motion 226

3/14 Relative Motion 239

3/15 Chapter Review 249

CHAPTER 4 KINETICS OF SYSTEMS OF PARTICLES 259

4/1 Introduction 259

4/2 Generalized Newton’s Second Law 260

4/3 Work-Energy 261

4/4 Impulse-Momentum 263

4/5 Conservation of Energy and Momentum 267

4/7 Variable Mass 294

4/8 Chapter Review 305

PART II DYNAMICS OF RIGID BODIES 311

CHAPTER 5 PLANE KINEMATICS OF RIGID BODIES 313

5/1 Introduction 313

5/2 Rotation 315

5/3 Absolute Motion 327

5/4 Relative Velocity 338

5/5 Instantaneous Center of Zero Velocity 352

5/6 Relative Acceleration 361

5/7 Motion Relative to Rotating Axes 374

5/8 Chapter Review 390

CHAPTER 6 PLANE KINETICS OF RIGID BODIES 399

6/1 Introduction 399

SECTION A FORCE, MASS, AND ACCELERATION 401

6/2 General Equations of Motion 401

6/3 Translation 408

6/4 Fixed-Axis Rotation 418

6/5 General Plane Motion 429

SECTION B WORK AND ENERGY 446

6/6 Work-Energy Relations 446

6/7 Acceleration from Work-Energy; Virtual Work 462

SECTION C IMPULSE AND MOMENTUM 471

6/8 Impulse-Momentum Equations 471

6/9 Chapter Review 489

CHAPTER 7 INTRODUCTION TO THREE-DIMENSIONAL DYNAMICS OF RIGID BODIES 499

7/1 Introduction 499

SECTION A KINEMATICS 500

7/2 Translation 500

7/3 Fixed-Axis Rotation 500

7/4 Parallel-Plane Motion 501

7/5 Rotation about a Fixed Point 501

7/6 General Motion 513

SECTION B KINETICS 525

7/7 Angular Momentum 525

7/8 Kinetic Energy 528

7/9 Momentum and Energy Equations of Motion 536

7/10 Parallel-Plane Motion 538

7/11 Gyroscopic Motion: Steady Precession 544

7/12 Chapter Review 562

CHAPTER 8 VIBRATION AND TIME RESPONSE 569

8/1 Introduction 569

8/2 Free Vibration of Particles 570

8/3 Forced Vibration of Particles 587

8/4 Vibration of Rigid Bodies 600

8/5 Energy Methods 610

8/6 Chapter Review 619

APPENDICES

APPENDIX A AREA MOMENTS OF INERTIA 625

APPENDIX B MASS MOMENTS OF INERTIA 627

B/1 Mass Moments of Inertia about an Axis 627

B/2 Products of Inertia 646

APPENDIX C SELECTED TOPICS OF MATHEMATICS 657

C/1 Introduction 657

C/2 Plane Geometry 657

C/3 Solid Geometry 658

C/4 Algebra 658

C/5 Analytic Geometry 659

C/6 Trigonometry 659

C/7 Vector Operations 660

C/8 Series 663

C/9 Derivatives 663

C/10 Integrals 664

C/11 Newton’s Method for Solving Intractable Equations 666

C/12 Selected Techniques for Numerical Integration 668

APPENDIX D USEFUL TABLES 673

Table D/1 Physical Properties 673

Table D/2 Solar System Constants 674

Table D/3 Properties of Plane Figures 675

Table D/4 Properties of Homogeneous Solids 677

INDEX 681

• Text has been thoroughly revised to maximize rigor, clarity, readability and approachability
• Key Concepts throughout the book are especially marked and highlighted
• Chapter Reviews at the end of each chapter are highlighted and provide itemized summaries of all key material
• Approximately 50 percent of the homework problems are new to this eighth edition. All new problems have been independently solved in order to ensure a high degree of accuracy.
• Sample Problems have been integrated throughout, including problems with computer-oriented solutions.
• Answers to all problems listed in a special section at the very end of the book.
• New photographs reinforce students understanding of how the concepts relate to the real world

The features listed below have demonstrated their appeal and benefit to students over the past six decades:

•     Provides a wide variety ofhigh 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 worked solutions appear throughout, providing examples and reinforcing important concepts and idea in engineering mechanics. Sample problems are isolated on specifically colored pages for quick identification

•     Introductory Problems are simple 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 iconand 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 one of the most important skills needed to learn how to solve mechanics problems. Statics teaches students the appropriate techniques and then applies them consistently in solutions of mechanics problems.