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This best-selling text offers a concise yet thorough presentation of engineering mechanics theory and application. The material is reinforced with numerous examples to illustrate principles and imaginative, well-illustrated problems of varying degrees of difficulty. The text is committed to developing students' problem-solving skills and includes pedagogical features that have made Hibbeler synonymous with excellence in the field. Engineering Mechanics features Photorealistic figures and over 400 key figures have been rendered in often 3D photo quality detail to appeal to visual learners. For professionals in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aeronautical engineering, and engineering mechanics careers.
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KEY BENEFIT: R.C. Hibbeler’s text features a large variety of problem types from a broad range of engineering disciplines, stressing practical, realistic situations encountered in professional practice, varying levels of difficulty, and problems that involve solution by computer. KEY TOPICS: Maintaining the hallmark Hibbeler focus on problem-solving, visualization, and accuracy, this edition includes over 50% new problems, and new elements of Conceptual Problems, Fundamental Problems and MasteringEngineering, the most technologically advanced online tutorial system. MARKET: Ideal for civil and mechanical engineering professionals.
About the Author
R.C. Hibbeler graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana with a BS in Civil Engineering (major in Structures) and an MS in Nuclear Engineering. He obtained his PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern University.
Hibbeler’s professional experience includes postdoctoral work in reactor safety and analysis at Argonne National Laboratory, and structural work at Chicago Bridge and Iron, as well as Sargent and Lundy in Tucson. He has practiced engineering in Ohio, New York, and Louisiana.
Hibbeler currently teaches at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. In the past he has taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana, Youngstown State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Union College.
Table of Contents
12
Kinematics of a
Particle 3
Chapter Objectives 3
12.1 Introduction 3
12.2 Rectilinear Kinematics: Continuous
Motion 5
12.3 Rectilinear Kinematics: Erratic Motion 19
12.4 General Curvilinear Motion 32
12.5 Curvilinear Motion: Rectangular
Components 34
12.6 Motion of a Projectile 39
12.7 Curvilinear Motion: Normal and Tangential
Components 53
12.8 Curvilinear Motion: Cylindrical
Components 67
12.9 Absolute Dependent Motion Analysis of
Two Particles 81
12.10 Relative-Motion of Two Particles Using
Translating Axes 87
13
Kinetics of a Particle:
Force and
Acceleration 107
Chapter Objectives 107
13.1 Newton’s Second Law of Motion 107
13.2 The Equation of Motion 110
13.3 Equation of Motion for a System of
Particles 112
13.4 Equations of Motion: Rectangular
Coordinates 114
13.5 Equations of Motion: Normal and
Tangential Coordinates 131
13.6 Equations of Motion: Cylindrical
Coordinates 144
*13.7 Central-Force Motion and Space
Mechanics 155
14
Kinetics of a Particle:
Work and Energy 169
Chapter Objectives 169
14.1 The Work of a Force 169
14.2 Principle of Work and Energy 174
14.3 Principle of Work and Energy for a System
of Particles 176
14.4 Power and Efficiency 192
14.5 Conservative Forces and Potential
Energy 201
14.6 Conservation of Energy 205
15
Kinetics of a Particle:
Impulse and
Momentum 221
Chapter Objectives 221
15.1 Principle of Linear Impulse and
Momentum 221
15.2 Principle of Linear Impulse and Momentum
for a System of Particles 228
15.3 Conservation of Linear Momentum for a
System of Particles 236
15.4 Impact 248
15.5 Angular Momentum 262
15.6 Relation Between Moment of a Force and
Angular Momentum 263
15.7 Principle of Angular Impulse and
Momentum 266
15.8 Steady Flow of a Fluid Stream 277
*15.9 Propulsion with Variable Mass 282
Review
1. Kinematics and Kinetics of a Particle 298
16
Planar Kinematics of a
Rigid Body 311
Chapter Objectives 311
16.1 Planar Rigid-Body Motion 311
16.2 Translation 313
16.3 Rotation about a Fixed Axis 314
16.4 Absolute Motion Analysis 329
16.5 Relative-Motion Analysis: Velocity 337
16.6 Instantaneous Center of Zero Velocity 351
16.7 Relative-Motion Analysis: Acceleration 363
16.8 Relative-Motion Analysis using Rotating
Axes 377
17
Planar Kinetics of a Rigid
Body: Force and
Acceleration 395
Chapter Objectives 395
17.1 Moment of Inertia 395
17.2 Planar Kinetic Equations of Motion 409
17.3 Equations of Motion: Translation 412
17.4 Equations of Motion: Rotation about a
Fixed Axis 425
17.5 Equations of Motion: General Plane
Motion 440
18
Planar Kinetics of a
Rigid Body: Work and
Energy 455
Chapter Objectives 455
18.1 Kinetic Energy 455
18.2 The Work of a Force 458
18.3 The Work of a Couple 460
18.4 Principle of Work and Energy 462
18.5 Conservation of Energy 477
19
Planar Kinetics of a Rigid
Body: Impulse and
Momentum 495
Chapter Objectives 495
19.1 Linear and Angular Momentum 495
19.2 Principle of Impulse and Momentum 501
19.3 Conservation of Momentum 517
*19.4 Eccentric Impact 521
Review
2. Planar Kinematics and Kinetics of a Rigid
Body 534
20
Three-Dimensional
Kinematics of a Rigid
Body 549
Chapter Objectives 549
20.1 Rotation About a Fixed Point 549
*20.2 The Time Derivative of a Vector Measured
from Either a Fixed or Translating-Rotating
System 552
20.3 General Motion 557
*20.4 Relative-Motion Analysis Using Translating
and Rotating Axes 566
21
Three-Dimensional
Kinetics of a Rigid
Body 579
Chapter Objectives 579
*21.1 Moments and Products of Inertia 579
21.2 Angular Momentum 589
21.3 Kinetic Energy 592
*21.4 Equations of Motion 600
*21.5 Gyroscopic Motion 614
21.6 Torque-Free Motion 620
CONTENTS X I I I
22
Vibrations 631
Chapter Objectives 631
*22.1 Undamped Free Vibration 631
*22.2 Energy Methods 645
*22.3 Undamped Forced Vibration 651
*22.4 Viscous Damped Free Vibration 655
*22.5 Viscous Damped Forced Vibration 658
*22.6 Electrical Circuit Analogs 661
Appendix
A. Mathematical Expressions 670
B. Vector Analysis 672
C. The Chain Rule 677
Fundamental Problems
Partial Solutions and
Answers 679
Answers to Selected
Problems 000
Index 000