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Engineering Mechanics: Statics, 7th Edition
James L. Meriam, L. G. Kraige
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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO STATICS.
1.1 Mechanics.
1.2 Basic Concepts.
1.3 Scalars and Vectors.
1.4 Newton's Laws.
1.5 Units.
1.6 Law of Gravitation.
1.7 Accuracy, Limits and Approximations.
1.8 Problem Solving in Statics.
1.9 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 2 FORCE SYSTEMS.
2.1 Introduction.
2.2 Force.
SECTION A TWO-DIMENSIONAL FORCE SYSTEMS.
2.3 Rectangular Components.
2.4 Moment.
2.5 Couple.
2.6 Resultants.
SECTION B THREE-DIMENSIONAL FORCE SYSTEMS.
2.7 Rectangular Components.
2.8 Moment and Couple.
2.9 Resultants.
2.10 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 3 EQUILIBRIUM.
3.1 Introduction.
SECTION A EQUILIBRIUM IN TWO DIMENSIONS.
3.2 System Isolation and the Free-Body Diagram.
3.3 Equilibrium Conditions.
SECTION B EQUILIBRIUM IN THREE DIMENSIONS.
3.4 Equilibrium Conditions.
3.5 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 4 STRUCTURES.
4.1 Introduction.
4.2 Plane Trusses.
4.3 Method of Joints.
4.4 Method of Sections.
4.5 Space Trusses.
4.6 Frames and Machines.
4.7 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 5 DISTRIBUTED FORCES.
5.1 Introduction.
SECTION A CENTERS OF MASS AND CENTROIDS.
5.2 Center of Mass.
5.3 Centroids of Lines, Areas, and Volumes.
5.4 Composite Bodies and Figures; Approximations.
5.5 Theorems of Pappus.
SECTION B SPECIAL TOPICS.
5.6 Beams - External Effects.
5.7 Beams - Internal Effects.
5.8 Flexible Cables.
5.9 Fluid Statics.
5.10 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 6 FRICTION.
6.1 Introduction.
SECTION A FRICTIONAL PHENOMENA.
6.2 Types of Friction.
6.3 Dry Friction.
SECTION B APPLICATIONS OF FRICTION IN MACHINES.
6.4 Wedges.
6.5 Screws.
6.6 Journal Bearings.
6.7 Thrust Bearings; Disk Friction.
6.8 Flexible Belts.
6.9 Rolling Resistance.
6.10 Chapter Review.

CHAPTER 7 VIRTUAL WORK.
7.1 Introduction.
7.2 Work.
7.3 Equilibrium.
7.4 Potential Energy and Stability.
7.5 Chapter Review.

APPENDICES.

APPENDIX A AREA MOMENTS OF INERTIA.
A.1 Introduction.
A.2 Definitions.
A.3 Composite Areas.
A.4 Products of Inertia and Rotation of Axes.

APPENDIX B MASS MOMENTS OF INERTIA.

APPENDIX C SELECTED TOPICS OF MATHEMATICS.
C.1 Introduction.
C.2 Plane Geometry.
C.3 Solid Geometry.
C.4 Algebra.
C.5 Analytic Geometry.
C.6 Trigonometry
C.7 Vector Operations
C.8 Series.
C.9 Derivatives.
C.10 Integrals.
C.11 Newton's Method for Solving Intractable Equations.
C.12 Selected Techniques for Numerical Integration.

APPENDIX D USEFUL TABLES.
Table D.1 Physical Properties.
Table D.2 Solar System Constants.
Table D.3 Properties of Plane Figures.
Table D.4 Properties of Homogeneous Solids.

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