## Engineering Mechanics [electronic resource] : Volume 1: Equilibrium / by C. Hartsuijker, J. W. Welleman.

Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2006Description: XI, 780 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781402054839Subject(s): Engineering | Mechanics, applied | Materials | Mechanical engineering | Engineering | Theoretical and Applied Mechanics | Continuum Mechanics and Mechanics of Materials | Structural MechanicsAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 620.1 LOC classification: TA349-359Online resources: Click here to access onlineStatics of a Particle -- Statics of a Rigid Body -- Structures -- Calculating Support Reactions and Interaction Forces -- Loads -- Gas Pressure and Hydrostatic Pressure -- Earth Pressures -- Trusses -- Section Forces -- Mathematical Description of the Relationship between Section Forces and Loading -- Bending Moment, Shear Force and Normal Force Diagrams -- Calculating M, V and N Diagrams -- Cables, Lines of Force and Structural Shapes -- Virtual Work -- Influence Lines.

This Volume is the ?rst of a series of two: aspect that is used throughout the series is the interaction between rigid bodiesandtheforcesthatactuponrigidbodies. Theseforcesplayanimpor- • Volume 1 : Equilibrium tant role in Chapter 4, where structural elements and support conditionsare • Volume 2 : Stresses, deformations and displacements introduced, followed by Chapter 5, which deals with the interaction forces andsupportreactions. A comprehensivechapteron loadsgivesan overview Volume1introducesthefundamentalsofstructuralandcontinuummech- not only of the origin of loads, but also provides an introduction how to icsina comprehensiveandconsistentway. All theoreticaldevelopmentsare treat loads in engineering codes and in structural calculations. Examples presented in the text and by means of an extensive set of ?gures. Numerous of speci?c loads from gases, from liquids and from soils can be found in examples support the theory and provide a link to engineering practice. Chapters 7 and 8. These chapters can be regarded as an introduction in Combined with an extensive set of problems in each chapter, students are soil and ?uid mechanics, and can be omitted when treating only structural given ample opportunitiesto exercise. mechanics. The book consists of distinct modules, each divided into sections which After the basic theory of equilibrium of rigid bodies, boundary conditions are conveniently sized to be used as lectures.

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