Meriam Engineering Mechanics: Statics – J. L. Meriam, L. G. Kraige – 6th Edition


Known for its precision, clarity, and applications, Mechanics for Engineers, by Meriam and Kraige; in its edition of Statics, has provided a solid foundation of mechanics principles for more than 50 years. Now, in its sixth edition, the book continues to help readers develop their problem-solving skills with a wide variety of problems very interesting engineering design related.

In this edition, more than 50% of the problems are new. The Solution Handbook contains many problems to help readers build a visualization and to develop the skills needed to solve static problems, the book places particular emphasis on developing free body diagrams, the most important skill needed to solve the mechanical problems.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Vectors
3. Forces
4. Forces and Moments Systems
5. Bodies in Balance
6. Structures in Balance
7. Centroides and Mass Centers
8. Moments of Inertia
9. Distributed Forces
10. Friction
11. Virtual Work and Potential Energy

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