Fundamentals of Machine Elements – Bernard J. Hamrock – 1st Edition


Fundamentals of , second edition provides undergraduates and praticing with a clear understanding of the theory and applications behind the of machine elements.
The text is rich with examples and homework designed to test understanding and build their skills in and design. The design is stressed throughout the through the use of Case Studies, open-ended problems, design procedure boxes, and in-text discussion.

The book is divided into two parts: Part I (chs 1-8) covers fundamental background topics, and Part II (chs 9-20), presents the design of various machine components. Unique coverage of MEMS devices is provided in chapter 20, reflecting the importance of microsystems in today’s industry.

The book is complemented by extensive online resources for instructors and .

Table of Content

I Fundamentals

1 Introduction
2 Load, Stress, and Strain
3 Introduction to Materials and Manufacturing
4 Stresses and Strains
5 Deformation
6 Failure Prediction for Static Loading
7 Failure Prediction for Cyclic and Impact Loading
8 Lubrication, Friction, and Wear

II Machine Elements
9 Columns
10 Stresses and Deformation in Cylinders
11 Shafting and Associated Parts
12 Hydrodynamic and Hydrostatic Bearings
13 Rolling-Element Bearings
14 General Gear Theory: Spur Gears
15 Helical, Bevel, and Worm Gears
16 Fasteners and Power Screws
17 Springs
18 Brakes and Clutches
19 Flexible Machine Elements
20 Elements of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)

Appendix A Material Properties
Appendix B Stress-Strain Relationships
Appendix C Stress Intensity Factors for Some Common Crack Geometries

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