Table of contents for Basic mechanics with engineering applications / J.N. Fawcett and J.S. Burdess.


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1. Kinematics                                                    1
Basic Theory
1.1 Vector quantities                                            1
1.2  Motion of a point                                           3
1.3  Motion of a point along a straight line                     4
1.4 Angular motion                                              12
1.5 Motion of a point in a plane                                13
1.6  Plane motion of a rigid body                               23
Engineering Applications
1.1 Rolling wheel                                               33
1.2  Belt and chain drives                                      36
1.3 Toothed gearing                                             37
1.4  Epicylic gear trains                                       39
1.5 Eccentric cam mechanism                                     41
1.6  Slider crank mechanism                                     43
1.7 Four bar linkage                                            48
Exercises                                                  56
2. Newton's laws of motion                                      64
2.1 Laws of motion                                             64
2.2 Units                                                      65
3. Statics                                                      66
Basic Theory
3.1 Introduction                                                66
3.2  Equilibrium of a particle in a plane                       66
3.3  Equilibrium of rigid bodies                                70
3.4  Alternative formulations of equilibrium conditions         75
3.5 Special cases                                               80
3.6  Distributed forces                                         83
3.7 Centres of mass                                             86
3.8 Internal forces                                             94
3.9 Connected systems                                           99
Engineering Applications
3.1 Frameworks                                                  105
3.2 Toggle linkage                                              110
3.3 Lifting tongs                                               112
3.4  Wall crane                                                 118
3.5  Power transmission systems                                 121
3.6  Shear forces and bending moments in beams                  134
Exercises                                                   138
4. Dynamics                                                     152
Basic Theory
4.1 Dynamics of particles and rigid bodies                      152
4.2  Dynamics of a particle                                     152
4.3 Application of Newton's laws to rigid bodies                157
4.4  Moment of inertia                                          174
Engineering Applications
4.1 Turbo generator                                             185
4.2  Pendulum accelerometer                                     187
4.3  Eccentric cam mechanism                                    188
4.4  Belt drive                                                 191
4.5 Winches and hoists                                          194
4.6  Balancing of rotating systems                              200
4.7 The slider crank mechanism                                  204
4.8 Balancing of reciprocating machines                         209
4.9  Robot arm                                                  211
4.10 Vibration and vibration isolation                          214
Exercises                                                  224
5. Work and Energy                                              235
Basic Theory
5.1 Work done by a force                                        235
5.2 Conservative and non-conservative forces                    241
5.3  Power                                                      245
5.4 Internal energy                                             247
5.5  Potential energy                                           250
5.6  Kinetic energy                                             253
5.7 Strain energy                                               268
5.8 Thermal energy                                              276
Engineering Applications
5.1 Child's toy                                                 277
5.2  Lift system                                                280
5.3  Flywheel press                                             283
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5.4  Circuit breaker                                            295
5.5 Disc brake                                                  295
Exercises                                                  300
6. Impulse and Momentum                                         308
Basic Theory
6.1 Linear momentum                                             308
6.2  Angular momentum                                           321
6.3 Impacts involving rigid bodies                              339
Engineering Applications
6.1 Surveillance satellite                                      355
6.2  Robot arm                                                  357
6.3  Friction clutch                                            360
Exercises                                                  366
7. Momentum and mass transfer                                   376
Basic Theory
7.1 Variable mass and fluid flow systems                        376
7.2 Conditions for steady flow                                  381
Engineering Applications
7.1 Impulse turbine                                             385
Exercises                                                   389
Solutions to Exercises                                          393
Index                                                           403



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mechanics, Applied Textbooks