Engineering MechanicsThis is a comprehensive book meeting complete requirements of Engineering Mechanics course of undergraduate syllabus. Emphasis has been laid on drawing neat freebody diagrams and then applying laws of mechanics. Standard notations are used throughout and important points are stressed. All problems are solved systematically, so that the correct method of answering is clearly illustrated to students. Care has been taken to see that students learn the methods which help him not only in this course but also in the connected courses of higher classes. The dynamic part is split into sufficient number of chapters to clearly illustrate linear motion to general plane motion. A chapter on shear force and bending moment diagrams is added at the end to cover the syllabus of various universities. All these features make this book a selfsufficient and a good text book. 
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Contents
FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS  3 
COPLANAR CONCURRENT FORCES  11 
COPLANAR NONCONCURRENT FORCES  41 
ANALYSIS OF PIN JOINTED PLANE FRAMES  83 
FRICTION  112 
LIFTING MACHINES  139 
CENTROID AND MOMENT OF INERTIA  175 
CENTRE OF GRAVITY AND MASS  230 
RELATIVE VELOCITY  327 
D ALEMBETS PRINCIPLE  344 
WORK ENERGY METHOD  365 
IMPULSE MOMENTUM  388 
IMPACT OF ELASTIC BODIES  414 
CIRCULAR MOTION OF RIGID BODIES  434 
ROTATION OF RIGID BODIES  450 
GENERAL PLANE MOTION OF  470 
PART II  259 
LINEAR MOTION  265 
PROJECTILES  296 
CHAPTERXX SHEARTORCEANDBENDINGMOMENT  499 
CHAPTERXXIVIRTUAL WORK  535 
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axle ball block centre of gravity centroidal axis coefficient of friction coefficient of restitution component of velocity constant curve cylinder D'Alembert's principle Determine the reactions diameter diametral axis direction distance moved downward efficiency effort element energy equation final velocity Find forces acting free body diagram frictional force given Hence impulse momentum equation inclined plane inertia force initial velocity joint kinetic energy kmph kN Tension kNm law of friction limiting friction line of action line of impact load m/sec magnitude mass Mechanical Advantage moment of inertia Newton offorces particle perpendicular plane motion plate portion problems projectile pulley rad/sec radius rectangle relative velocity resultant force rope seconds shear force shown in Fig speed surface system of forces theorem triangle velocity ratio vertical component virtual displacement weight wheel Z Forces zero