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Engineering Mechanics
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  • Date Published: May 2018
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108411622

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  • This comprehensive and self-contained textbook will help students in acquiring an understanding of fundamental concepts and applications of engineering mechanics. With basic prior knowledge, the readers are guided through important concepts of engineering mechanics such as free body diagrams, principles of the transmissibility of forces, Coulomb's law of friction, analysis of forces in members of truss and rectilinear motion in horizontal direction. Important theorems including Lami's theorem, Varignon's theorem, parallel axis theorem and perpendicular axis theorem are discussed in a step-by-step manner for better clarity. Applications of ladder friction, wedge friction, screw friction and belt friction are discussed in detail. The textbook is primarily written for undergraduate engineering students in India. Numerous theoretical questions, unsolved numerical problems and solved problems are included throughout the text to develop a clear understanding of the key principles of engineering mechanics. This text is the ideal resource for first year engineering undergraduates taking an introductory, single-semester course in engineering mechanics.

    • Covers fundamental principles in simple language and analyses various methods/alternatives for solving problems
    • A step-by-step methodology is adopted to solve the numerical problems
    • More than 400 solved examples will help students prepare for competitive examinations including Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and Indian Engineering Services (IES)
    • Discusses important topics including free vibration, wedge friction, ladder friction and belt friction with the help of solved problems
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    • Date Published: May 2018
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108411622
    • dimensions: 240 x 183 x 34 mm
    • weight: 1.06kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgement
    Dedication
    1. Introduction
    2. Two-dimensional concurrent force systems
    3. Two-dimensional non-concurrent force systems
    4. Friction
    5. Applications of friction
    6. Analysis of trusses
    7. Centroid and centre of gravity
    8. Moment of inertia
    9. Shear force and bending moment diagrams
    10. Kinematics: rectilinear motion of particles
    11. Kinematics: curvilinear motion of particles
    12. Kinetics of particles
    13. Work and energy
    14. Impulse and momentum
    15. Kinematics of rigid bodies
    16. Kinetics of rigid bodies
    17. Virtual work.

  • Authors

    Arshad Noor Siddiquee, Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi
    Arshad Noor Siddiquee is Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. His research interests include materials structure property correlation, welding engineering, machining and optimization of design and process parameters using the fuzzy modelling. He has published more than 75 articles in journals of national and international repute. He served as Assistant Director at the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) from 2005–07.

    Zahid A. Khan, Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi
    Zahid A. Khan is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. He received his Ph.D. in 2001 from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. His research interests include optimization of design and manufacturing processes parameters, the Artificial Neural Network (ANN) and fuzzy modelling and environmental ergonomics. He has published more than 90 articles in journals of national and international repute.

    Pankul Goel, IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad, India
    Pankul Goel is Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad. He has more than fifteen years of teaching and industry experience and has published several papers in journals of national and international repute. His areas of research include machining, friction stir welding, and optimization of design and process parameters.

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