Meriam and Kraige provide the most comprehensive coverage of how to draw free body diagrams. Through text discussion and assignable homework problems students will learn that drawing free body diagrams is the most important skill needed to learn how to solve mechanics problems. Meriam and Kraige teach students the appropriate techniques and then apply them consistently in solutions of mechanics problems.
Table of contents :
1. Chapter 1 : Introduction to Statics.
2. Chapter 2 : Force Systems.
3. Chapter 3 : Equilibrium.
4. Chapter 4 : Structures.
5. Chapter 5 : Distributed Forces.
6.Chapter 6 : Friction.
7. Chapter 7 : Virtual Work.
Appendix A: Area Moments of Inertia.
Appendix B: Mass Moments of Inertia.
Appendix C: Selected Topics of Mathematics.
Appendix D: Useful Tables.