This book offers a concise but a thorough presentation of the theory and application of the principles of engineering mechanics. It is written specifically for the first-year engineering students of all branches who need, in the beginning of their engineering education, a solid grounding in the study tools of this subject for developing their problem-solving skills so essential for designing structures, machines and components.
This book fully covers the latest course curriculum (2010) prescribed for the B.Tech. students by the West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT) as well as the syllabi of most other universities and institutes across India.
Beginning with the fundamental concepts of systems of forces and equilibrium of rigid bodies, the book provides the analytical aspects of simple engineering structures to acquaint the students with the application of mechanics to solve engineering problems. The book also discusses the behaviour of various materials when subjected to different kinds of loads. Students are also introduced to the concepts of kinematics and kinetics of particles.
KEY FEATURES :
Deals with basic principles in a clear and easy-to-understand style.
Provides clear and simple diagrams to illustrate principles.
Gives numerous solved problems to help students in understanding the concepts better.
Provides exercises with solution hints and answers to develop students’ problem solving skills.
Includes multiple-choice questions to help students assess their learning.