Engineering Mechanics

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Technical Publications, Jan 1, 2006 - 919 pages
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Basics and Statics of ParticlesUnits and Dimensions - Laws of Mechanics - Lami's theorem, Parallelogram and triangular Law of forces - Vectors - Vectorial representation of forces and moments - Vector operations: addition, subtraction, dot product, cross product - Coplanar Forces - Resolution and composition of forces - Equilibrium of a particle - Forces in space - Equilibrium of a particle in space - Equivalent systems of forces - Principle of transmissibility - Single equivalent force.Equilibrium of Rigid BodiesFree body diagram - Types of supports and their reactions - Requirements of stable equilibrium - Static determinacy - Moments and Couples - Moment of a force about a point and about an axis - Vectorial representation of moments and couples - Scalar components of a moment - Varignon's theorem - Equilibrium of Rigid bodies in two dimensions - Analysis of pin jointed plane trusses - Equilibrium of Rigid bodies in three dimensions - Examples.FrictionFrictional force - Laws of Coulomb friction - Simple contact friction - Belt friction - Transmission of power through belts - Wedge friction - Screw jack - Rolling resistance.Properties of Surfaces and SolidsDetermination of Areas and Volumes - First moment of area and the centroid of sections - Rectangle, circle, triangle from integration - T section, I section, Angle section, Hollow section by using standard formula - second and product moments of plane area - Rectangle, triangle, circle from integration - T section, I section, Angle section, Hollow section by using standard formula - Parallel axis theorem and perpendicular axis theorem - Polar moment of inertia - Principal moments of inertia of plane areas - Principle axes of inertia - Mass moment of inertia - Derivation of mass moment of inertia for rectangular section, prism, sphere from first principle - Relation to area moments of inertia.Dynamics of ParticlesDisplacements, Velocity and acceleration, their relationship - Relative motion- Curvilinear motion- Newton's law - Work Energy Equation of particles - Impulse and Momentum - Impact of elastic bodies.
 

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Equilibrium of Plane Structures 4 1 to 4
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Equilibrium of Rigid Body in Three Dimensions 5 1 to 5
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Properties of Solids G G of Volumes 8 tHb8 2
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Properties of SurfacesMoment
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Kinematics of Particle Rectilinear Motion 11 1 to 11 94
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Particle Dynamics ffi Motion 121 to 12
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