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Publisher:Umesh Publications
Published In:2010
Binding Type:Paperback
Weight:2.27 lbs
Pages:pp. x + 685, Tables, Graphs, Index

The Title "Engineering Mechanics Statics and Dynamics 13th Edition, Reprint" is written by A.K. Tayal. This book was published in the year 2010. The book displayed here is a 13th Edition, Reprint edition. This book has total of pp. x + 685 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Umesh Publications. We have about 78 other great books from this publisher. Engineering Mechanics Statics and Dynamics 13th Edition, Reprint is currently Available with us.

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About the Book

Engineering Mechanics : Statics and Dynamics is a very systematic and extremely comprehensive text-book emphasizing the vectorial character of Mechanics. It meets the complete requirements of the students of Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Electronics and Aeronautical Engineering.

The Book is written in a very simple and clear manner and no knowledge of Mathematics beyond elementary Calculus is required.

The clarification of concepts is the main objective of the book. For this reason, it includes an abundance of explanatory figures (numbering over 750) and a large variety of solved examples (numbering over 350).

The book now in its 13th edition serves as a core text-book for class-room teaching. It is intended that the book shall make Mechanics more pleasurable to teach and simple, interesting and rewarding to learn.

About the Author

Formerly Professor, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi has been in the teaching profession for over 25 years. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Delhi. He has a number of research papers to his credit and was awarded Sir R.N. Mookerjea Memorial Gold Medal (1982-83) by the Institution of Engineers (India). He has also been on the Faculty of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Department of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S.A.

Contents

Preface

I. INTRODUCTION :
1. Engineering Mechanics
2. Idealization of Bodies
3. Basic Concepts
4. Fundamental Principles
5. Systems of Units

II. CONCURRENT FORCES IN A PLANE :
1. Force
2. Scalar and Vector
3. Addition of Two forces : Parallelogram Law
4. Concept of the Resultant of Several Forces
5. Resultant of Several Concurrent Coplanar Forces
6. Resolution of a Force into Components
7. Resultant of a Several Concurrent Coplanar Forces by Summing Rectangular Components (Method of Projections)
8. Equations of Equilibrium for a System of Concurrent Forces in a Plane
9. Constraint, Action and Reaction
10. Types of Supports and Support Reactions
11. Free-Body Diagram
12a. Equilibrium of a Body Subjected to Two Forces (Two Force Body)
12b. Equilibrium of a Body Subjected to Three Forces
13. Moment of a Force
14. Theorem of Varignon
15. Equations of Equilibrium

III. PARALLEL FORCES IN A PLANE :
1. Parallel Forces
2. Resultant of Two Parallel Forces Acting in the Same Direction
3. Resultant of Two Unequal Parallel Forces Acting in Opposite Directions
4. Two Equal Parallel Forces Acting in Opposite Directions; Couple
5. The Resolution of a Force into a Force and a Couple
6. Equivalent System of Forces
7. General Case of Parallel Forces in a Plane
8. Distributed Forces in a Plane
9. Hydrostatic Pressure : Forces on Submerged Surfaces

IV. CENTROID, CENTRE OF MASS AND CENTRE OF GRAVITY :
1. Introduction
2. Centre of Gravity of a Body : Determination by the Method of Moments
3. Concept of Centroid
4. Centroid Two Dimensional Body
5. Determination of Centroid and Centre of Gravity : Integration Method
6. Centroid of a Composite Plane Figure
7. Theorems of Pappus and Guldinus

V. GENERAL CASE OF FORCES IN A PLANE :
1. General Case of Forces Acting in a Plane : Equations of Equilibrium

VI. FRICTION :
1. Introduction
2. Dry Friction
3. Laws of Dry Friction
4. Rolling Resistance
5. Force of Friction on a Wheel

VII. APPLICATION OF FRICTION :
1. Belt and Rope Drives
2. Types of Belt Drives
3. Belt Friction : Ratio of Tensions
4. Centrifugal Tension
5. Initial Tension in the Belt
6. Power Transmitted by Belts
7. Friction in a Square Threaded Screw
8. Disc and Bearing Friction

VIII. SIMPLE LIFTING MACHINES :
1. Introduction
2. Simple Machines and Definitions
3. Ideal Machine and Frictional Losses
4. Simple Machine : Performance
5. Reversibility of Machines and Self-locking Machines
6. Pulleys and System of Pulleys
7. Wheel and Axle
8. Differential Wheel and Axle
9. Differential Pulley Block
10. Worm and Worm Wheel
11. Simple Screw Jack
12. Single Purchase Winch Crab

IX. ANALYSIS OF PLANE TRUSSES AND FRAMES :
1. Engineering Structures
2. Rigid or Perfect Truss
3. Truss : Determination of Axial Forces in the Members
3a. The Method of Joints
3b. The Method of Sections
4. Frames
5a. Method of Analysis
5b. Method of Analysis : Example

X. UNIFORM FLEXIBLE SUSPENSION CABLES :
1. Cables and Loading
2. Cable Subjected to Concentrated Loads
3. Cable Uniformly Loaded Per Unit Horizontal Distance (Parabolic Cable)
4. Cable Uniformly Loaded Per Unit Length Along the Cable Itself (Catenary Cable)

XI. GRAPHICAL ANALYSIS : FORCES AND TRUSSES COPLANAR :
1. Introduction
2. Graphical Conditions of Equilibrium
3. Reaction at the Supports : Determination
4. Special Problem
5. Graphical Method of Analysis of Simple Trusses Maxwell Diagram
6. Method of Substitution

XII. MOMENT OF INERTIA :
1. Introduction
2. Moment of Inertia of an Area of a Plane Figure with Respect to an Axis in its Plane (Rectangular Moments of Inertia)
3. Polar Moment of Inertia
4. Radius of Gyration of an Area
5. Parallel Axis Theorem (Displacement of the Axis Parallel to Itself)
6. Moment of Inertia of a Composite Area/Hollow Section
7. Product of Inertia
8. Displacement of Axes Parallel to Themselves
9. Rotation of Axis : Principal Axes and Principal Moments of Inertia
10. Moment of Inertia of a Mass (Rigid Body)

XIII. PRINCIPLE OF VIRTUAL WORK :
1. Introduction
2. Principle of Virtual Work
3. Application on the Principle of Virtual Work
4. Potential Energy and Equilibrium
5. Stability of Equilibrium : Stable, Unstable and Neutral

XIV. RECTILINEAR MOTION OF A PARTICLE :
Part A : Kinematics :
1. Introduction to Dynamics
2. Rectilinear Motion : Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration
3. Graphical Representations
4. Motion with Uniform Acceleration
5. Motion with Variable Acceleration

Part B : Kinetics :
6. Equations of Rectilinear Motion
7. Equations of Dynamic Equilibrium : D'Alembert's Principle

XV. CURVILINEAR MOTION OF A PARTICLE :
Part A : Kinematics :
1. Introduction
2. Position Vector, Velocity and Acceleration
3. Components of Motion : Rectangular Components
4a. Components of Acceleration : Normal and Tangential
4b. Components of Motion : Radial and Transverse Components

Part B : Kinetics :
5. Introduction
6. Equations of Motion : In Rectangular Components
7. Equations of Motion : In Tangential and Normal Components
8. Equations of Dynamic Equilibrium (D’ Alembert's Principle)
9. Working Concepts : Curvilinear Motion
10. Motion of Vehicles : Level and Banked Roads

XVI. KINETICS OF A PARTICLE : WORK AND ENERGY :
1. Introduction
2. Work of a Force
3. Energy of a Particle
4. Principle of Work and Energy
5. Work and Energy Principle for a System of Particles
6. Potential Energy and Conservative Forces
7. Principle of Conservation of Energy
8. Power

XVII. KINETICS OF PARTICLE : IMPULSE AND MOMENTUM :
1. Introduction
2. Principle of Impulse and Momentum
3. Conservation of Momentum
4. Angular Momentum
5. Conservation of the Angular Momentum 493

XVIII. IMPACT : COLLISION OF ELASTIC BODIES :
1. Introduction
2. Direct Central Impact
3. Nature of Impact and the Coefficient of Restitution
4. Important Cases of Impact
5. Loss of Kinetic Energy During Impact
6. Oblique Central Impact
7. Problems Involving Energy and Momentum

XIX. RELATIVE MOTION :
1. Introduction
2. Relative Motion between Two Particles : Velocity and Acceleration
3. Relative Velocity : Working Concepts

XX. MOTION OF PROJECTILE :
1. Introduction
2. Equation of The Path : Trajectory
3. Expressions for Time of Flight, Height, Range and Angle of Projection
4. Motion of a Projectile Thrown Horizontally
5. Motion of a Projectile up an Inclined Plane

XXI. KINEMATICS OF RIGID BODY :
1. Introduction
2. Rotation
3. Linear and Angular Velocity, Linear and Angular Acceleration in Rotation
4. General Plane Motion
5. Absolute and Relative Velocity in Plane Motion
6. Instantaneous Centre of Rotation in Plane Motion
7. Location of the Instantaneous Centre

XXII. KINETICS OF RIGID BODY : FORCE AND ACCELERATION :
1. Introduction
2. Plane Motion of a Rigid Body : Equations of Motion
3. Relation between the Translatory Motion and Rotary Motion of a Body in Plane Motion
4. D'Alembert's Principle in Plane Motion

XXIII. KINETICS OF RIGID BODY : WORK AND ENERGY :
1. Kinetic energy of a Rigid Body
2. Work of the Forces Acting on a Rigid Body
3. Principle of Work and Energy for a Rigid Body
4. Principle of Conservation of Energy

XXIV. MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS :
1. Simple Harmonic Motion
2. Free Vibrations (Without Damping)

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