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Dynamics in Engineering Practice

11th Edition

By Dara W. Childs, Andrew P. Conkey

CRC Press

472 pages

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Observing that most books on engineering dynamics left students lacking and failing to grasp the general nature of dynamics in engineering practice, the authors of Dynamics in Engineering Practice, Eleventh Edition focused their efforts on remedying the problem. This text shows readers how to develop and analyze models to predict motion. While esta

Table of Contents

Introduction and Fundamentals. Planar Kinematics of Particles. Planar Kinetics of Particles. Planar Kinematics of Rigid Bodies. Planar Kinetics of Rigid Bodies. Appendices. Index.

About the Authors

Dr. Dara Childs is professor of mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University (TAMU) in College Station, Texas. He has been director of the TAMU Turbomachinery Laboratory since 1984. He has received several best-paper awards, is an American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) life fellow, and received the ASME Henry R. Worthington medal for outstanding contributions in pumping machinery. He is the author of many conference and journal papers plus two prior books. Dr. Childs has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in dynamics and vibrations since 1968: Colorado State University (1968-1971), University of Louisville (1971-1980), TAMU (1980-present).

Andrew P. Conkey received his PhD from Texas A&M University (TAMU) in 2007, where his research was in the application of the fiber Fabry-Perot interferometer to machinery/vibration measurements. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from TAMU-Kingsville. He has over 16 years of teaching experience, having taught at TAMU-Kingsville, TAMU-College Station, TAMU-Qatar, and TAMU-Corpus Christi. In addition to teaching, he has worked for a refinery, a fiber-optic sensor company, and an engineering consulting firm.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General