This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts in the field of engineering mechanics. It provides fundamental insights about this subject. Engineering mechanics or applied mechanics refers to the field of engineering that deals with study of changes caused by external force on different bodies like solids, liquids, etc. It is a part of physical sciences. Most of the topics introduced in this text cover new techniques and applications of engineering mechanics. It unfolds the innovative aspects of the field, which will be crucial for the holistic understanding of the subject matter. Those with an interest in engineering mechanics field would find this textbook helpful.
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Provides clear and through presentation of the theory and applications of engineering mechanics. New to this edition: 20% NEW problems, categorization of homework problems as basic, challenging, computer application or design oriented, NEW design problems. FIT exam review problems, enhancement of free-body diagram concept, photographs added to enhance the realism of the book. Visual Mechanics Working Model Based CD-ROM available with text, along with a detailed study guide.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.
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Book Description Macmillan Coll Div, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110023546867