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Principles of Engineering Mechanics 2nd Ed

Principles of Engineering Mechanics 2nd Ed

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Principles
of
EngineeringMechanics
Second EditionH.
R.
Harrison
BS~,hD, MRAeSFormerly, Department of Mechanical Engineeringand Aeronautics,The City University, London
T.
Nettleton
MSc, MlMechEDepartment
of
Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics,The City University, London
Edward
Arnold
A
member
of
the Hodder HeadlineGroup
LONDON
MELBOURNE
AUCKLAND
 
0
994 H.
R.
Harrison and
T.
NettletonFirst published in Great Britain
1978
Second edition 1994
British Library Cataloguing
in
Publication Data
Harrison, Harry RonaldPrinciples
of
Engineering Mechanics.
-
2Rev.ed
I.
Title
11.
Nettleton, T.620.1ISBN 0-340-56831-3All rights reserved.
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Tottenham Court Road, London WlP 9HE.Whilst the advice and information in this book is believed to be trueand accurate at the date of going to press, neither the author nor thepublisher can accept any legal responsibility or liability
for
any errors
or
omissions that may be made.Typeset in 10/11 Times by Wearset, Boldon, Tyne and Wear.Printed and bound in Great Britain for Edward Arnold, a division
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Contents
Preface,
vii
1
Co-ordinate systems and position vectors,
1
Introduction. Co-ordinate systems. Vector repre-sentation. Discussion examples. Problems.
2
Kinematics
of
a particle in plane motion,
8
Displacement, velocity and acceleration
of
aparticle. Cartesian co-ordinates. Path
CO-
ordinates. Polar co-ordinates. Relative motion.One-dimensional motion. Graphical methods.Discussion examples. Problems.
3
Kinetics
of
a particle in plane motion,
21Introduction. Newton’s laws
of
motion. Units.Types
of
force. Gravitation. Frames
of
reference.Systems of particles. Centre of mass. Free-bodydiagrams. Simple harmonic motion. Impulse andmomentum. Work and kinetic energy. Power.Discussion examples. Problems.
4
Force systems and equilibrium,
37Addition
of
forces. Moment of a force. Vectorproduct
of
two vectors. Moments
of
components
of
a force. Couple. Distributed forces. Equivalentforce system in three dimensions. Equilibrium.Co-planar force system. Equilibrium in threedimensions. Triple scalar product. Internalforces. Fluid statics. Buoyancy. Stability
of
floating bodies. Discussion examples. Problems.
5
Kinematics
of
a rigid body in plane motion,
54
Introduction. Types
of
motion. Relative motionbetween two points on a rigid body. Velocitydiagrams. Instantaneous centre of rotation.Velocity image. Acceleration diagrams. Accel-eration image. Simple spur gears. Epicyclicmotion. Compound epicyclic gears. Discussionexamples. Problems.
6
Kineticsofa rigid body in plane motion,
75General plane motion. Rotation about a fixedaxis. Moment of inertia
of
a body about an axis.Application. Discussion examples. Problems.
7
Energy,
90
Introduction. Work and energy for system ofparticles. Kinetic energy
of
a rigid body. Potentialenergy. Non-conservative systems. The generalenergy principle. Summary
of
the energy method.The power equation. Virtual work. D’Alembert’sprinciple. Discussion examples. Problems.
8 Momentum and impulse,
11
1
Linear momentum. Moment of momentum.Conservation of momentum. Impact of rigidbodies. Deflection of fluid streams. The rocket infree space. Illustrative example. Equations
of
motion for a fixed region
of
space. Discussionexamples. Problems.
9
Vibration,
126
Section
A.
One-degree-of-freedom
systems
Introduction. Free vibration of undamped sys-tems. Vibration energy. Pendulums. Levels
of
vibration. Damping. Free vibration of a dampedsystem. Phase-plane method. Response to simpleinput forces. Periodic excitation. Work done by asinusoidal force. Response to a sinusoidal force.Moving foundation. Rotating out-of-balancemasses. Transmissibility. Resonance. Estimationof damping from width
of
peak.
Section
B. Two-degree-of-freedom
systems
Free vibration. Coupling of co-ordinates. Normalmodes. Principle
of
orthogonality. Forced vibra-tion. Discussion examples. Problems.
10
Introduction to automatic control,
157Introduction. Position-control system. Block-diagram notation. System response. Systemerrors. Stability
of
control systems. Frequencyresponse methods. Discussion examples. Prob-lems.

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