# Applied Mechanics for Engineering Technology

**ISBN 13:**## 9780130933751

**ISBN 10:**## 0130933759

**Edition:**7th**Format:**Hardcover**Copyright:**04/17/2003**Publisher:**Prentice Hall- Newer Edition

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### Summary

This introduction to applied mechanics combines a straightforward, readable foundation in underlying physics principles with a consistent method of problem solving that strips a problem to essentials and solves it in a logical, organized manner. It presents the physics principles in small elementary steps; keeps the mathematics at a reasonable level (algebra, trigonometry and geometry are used); provides an abundance of worked examples; and features problems that are as practical as possiblewithoutbecoming too involved with many extraneous details.The volume addresses forces, vectors, and resultants, moments and couples, equilibrium, structures and members, three-dimensional equilibrium, friction, centroids and center of gravity, moment of inertia, kinematics, kinetics, work, energy, and power and impulse and momentum.For those interested in an introduction to applied mechanics.