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Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics

Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics

Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics
By James L. Meriam, L. G. Kraige

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Book Description

Known for its accuracy, clarity, and dependability, Meriam & Kraige's Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics has provided a solid foundation of mechanics principles for more than 60 years. Now in its seventh edition, the text continues to help students develop their problem-solving skills with an extensive variety of engaging problems related to engineering design. More than 50% of the homework problems are new, and there are also a number of new sample problems. To help students build necessary visualization and problem-solving skills, the text strongly emphasizes drawing free-body diagrams-the most important skill needed to solve mechanics problems.

Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #492732 in Books
  • Brand: Wiley
  • Published on: 2012-03-19
  • Ingredients: Example Ingredients
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 10.00" h x 1.20" w x 7.90" l, 3.15 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 752 pages


  • Used Book in Good Condition

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0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
3It's an OK book. I find it is difficult ...
By K. Wilson
It's an OK book. I find it is difficult to understand what exactly the question is asking for, it's rather ambiguous. I tend to judge a books excellence on whether I could learn the subject using only the book itself. I feel that I wouldn't be able to learn this stuff without the lectures accompanying it. Explanations in the book are kind of just glossed over.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
By Ana
Classic dynamics textbook. All of the traditional material is present, along with plenty of problems ranging from trivial to darn near impossible. My only qualm with this book is the length of its proofs - I would have liked longer, more in-depth discussions on derivations of the equations. Also: this book relies completely on scaler math. If you would rather do dynamics with vectors, it is best to find another text.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5Very good book
By F. Portales-Oliva
Used it to teach a class about the subject. Loved it but would also like for it to be expanded in certain areas.

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