Synopses & Reviews
Engineering mechanics involves the development of mathematical models of the physical world. Statics addresses the forces acting on and in mechanical objects and systems. Statics with MATLAB®
Synopsis
This book presents MATLAB® as a highly convenient tool to solve problems in the theory and applications of statics. It features example problems that demonstrate the MATLAB® syntax and also introduce specific functions dealing with statics.
Synopsis
This book presents MATLAB^{®} as a highly convenient tool to solve problems in the theory and applications of statics. It features example problems that demonstrate the MATLAB^{®} syntax and also introduce specific functions dealing with statics.
About the Author
D.B. Marghitu has a degree from Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse and a PhD from Southern Methodist University, Dallas. He joined the mechanical engineering department at Auburn University, US in 1994. He is the author of more than 60 journal papers and 6 books on dynamics, mechanical impact, mechanisms, robots and biomechanics. M. Dupac, a senior lecturer in Engineering Design in the School of Design, Engineering and Computing at Bournemouth University, UK, obtained a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Auburn University in USA. His research interests are in the areas of design simulation & modelling, nonlinear dynamics, mechanisms and mechanical vibrations, and biomechanics. He has published over 50 journal and conference papers in these areas. Nels Madsen earned his Ph.D. in Mechanics and Hydraulics from the University of Iowa.
Table of Contents
1.Operation with Vectors.- 2.Moments, Couples, Equipollent Systems.- 3.Centers of Mass.- 4.Equilibrium.- 5.Friction.- 6.VirtualWork and Stability.