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An Introduction to Mathematics for Engineers

Mechanics, 1st Edition

By Stephen Lee

CRC Press

512 pages

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Description

This new introductory mechanics textbook is written for engineering students within further and higher education who are looking to bridge the gap between A-Level and university or college. It introduces key concepts in a clear and straightforward manner, with reference to real-world applications and thoroughly explains each line of mathematical de

Table of Contents

Motion along a straight line Newtona ‘s laws of motion Vectors Projectiles Equilibrium of a particle Friction Moments of forces Centre of mass Energy, work and power Impulse and momentum Frameworks Circular motion Elasticity Simple harmonic motion Damped and forced oscillations Dimensional analysis Use of vectors Variable forces Variable mass Dynamics of rigid bodies rotating around a fixed axis Stability and small oscillations

About the Author

In 2006 Dr Stephen Lee completed a PhD thesis concerning the repercussions in Higher Education of the changes in the teaching and learning of mechanics in schools, and as such is an expert in the knowledge, skills and needs of undergraduate engineering students.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT003000
MATHEMATICS / Applied
TEC009000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical