Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics and Dynamics

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January 12, 2012


Mixed media product, 1392 pages


0073398136 / 9780073398136


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Continuing in the spirit of its successful previous editions, the tenth edition of Beer, Johnston, Mazurek, and Cornwell's Vector Mechanics for Engineers provides conceptually accurate and thorough coverage together with a significant refreshment of the exercise sets and online delivery of homework problems to your students. Nearly forty percent of the problems in the text are changed from the previous edition.

The Beer/Johnston textbooks introduced significant pedagogical innovations into engineering mechanics teaching. The consistent, accurate problem-solving methodology gives your students the best opportunity to learn statics and dynamics. At the same time, the careful presentation of content, unmatched levels of accuracy, and attention to detail have made these texts the standard for excellence.

Table of contents

1 Introduction 2 Statics of Particles 3 Rigid Bodies: Equivalent Systems of Forces 4 Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies 5 Distributed Forces: Centroids and Centers of Gravity 6 Analysis of Structures 7 Forces in Beams and Cables 8 Friction 9 Distributed Forces: Moments of Inertia 10 Method of Virtual Work 11 Kinematics of Particles 12 Kinetics of Particles: Newton's Second Law 13 Kinetics of Particles: Energy and Momentum Methods 14 Systems of Particles 15 Kinematics of Rigid Bodies 16 Plane Motion of Rigid Bodies: Forces and Accelerations 17 Plane Motion of Rigid Bodies: Energy and Momentum Methods 18 Kinetics of Rigid Bodies in Three Dimensions 19 Mechanical Vibrations Appendix Fundamentals of Engineering Examination

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