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Engineering Mechanics: Combined Statics & Dynamics (12th Edition)
(19 customer reviews)
Engineering Mechanics: Combined Statics & Dynamics, Twelfth Edition is ideal for civil and mechanical engineering professionals. In his substantial revision of Engineering Mechanics, R.C. Hibbeler empowers students to succeed in the whole learning experience. Hibbeler achieves this by calling on his everyday classroom experience and his knowledge of how students learn inside and outside of lecture.
In addition to over 50% new homework problems, the twelfth edition introduces the new elements of Conceptual Problems , Fundamental Problems and MasteringEngineering , the most technologically advanced online tutorial and homework system.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #156729 in Books
- Published on: 2009-05-03
- Ingredients: Example Ingredients
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 9.46" h x 1.84" w x 8.35" l, 4.85 pounds
- Binding: Hardcover
- 1408 pages
About the Author
R.C. Hibbeler graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana with a BS in Civil Engineering (major in Structures) and an MS in Nuclear Engineering. He obtained his PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern University.
Hibbeler’s professional experience includes postdoctoral work in reactor safety and analysis at Argonne National Laboratory, and structural work at Chicago Bridge and Iron, as well as Sargent and Lundy in Tucson. He has practiced engineering in Ohio, New York, and Louisiana.
Hibbeler currently teaches at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. In the past he has taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana, Youngstown State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Union College.
Most helpful customer reviews
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
I despise this book with a passion and it is not only because of the subject:
1) WAY too long. Like 6,000,000 more pages than necessary
2) Pedagogically unsound
This author should stop writing textbooks. By the twelfth edition many of the errors and inconsistencies, babbeling, etc. should have been corrected. I'm not entirely sure what is wrong with a publisher who allows this junk to be sold to the detriment of students.
Look for a copy of Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of ENGINEERING MECHANICS, Statics and Dynamics by McLean should you have the misfortune of using this book.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
It's Hibbeler, therefore amazing
By Mark Twain
Hibbeler writes the best engineering text book(s) in his area, again. Content is brief, but well thought-out and informative. The examples are very helpful and contain references to very real engineering problems. The chapter summaries provided by the author, usually missing in similar texts, are also very helpful; they make for great FE study material. Hard to find anything to complain about.
0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
Wonderful text book
By David H.
The book is well written to cover all key areas in Statics and Dynamics. The book offers many practical problems for reader to check if you through understand the material. The examples were good to help reader to understand the concepts and procedures to solve a practical problem. I wish the book has all answers for the problem sets. I also hope the publishing company can offer solution manual to assist as additional book.