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Mechanical Engineer's Handbook. Engineering

  • ID: 1767953
  • August 2001
  • 880 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

The Mechanical Engineer's Handbook was developed and written specifically to fill a need for mechanical engineers and mechanical engineering students throughout the world. With over 1000 pages, 550 illustrations, and 26 tables the Mechanical Engineer's Handbook is very comprehensive, yet affordable, compact, and durable. The Handbook covers all major areas of mechanical engineering with succinct coverage of the definitions, formulas, examples, theory, proofs, and explanations of all principle subject areas. The Handbook is an essential, practical companion for all mechanical engineering students with core coverage of nearly all relevant courses included. Also, anyone preparing for the engineering licensing examinations will find this handbook to be an invaluable aid. Useful analytical techniques provide the student and practicing engineer with powerful tools for mechanical design.

This book is designed to be a portable reference with a depth of coverage not found in "pocketbooks" of formulas and definitions and without the verbosity, high price, and excessive size of the huge encyclopedic handbooks. If an engineer needs a quick reference for a wide array of information, yet does READ MORE >

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Preface
Contributors

1. Statics
Vector Algebra
Centroids and Surface Properties
Moments and Couples
Equilibrium
Dry Friction

2. Dynamics
Fundamentals
Kinematics of a Point
Dynamics of a Particle
Planar Kinematics of a Rigid Body
Dynamics of a Rigid Body

3. Mechanics of Materials
Stress
Deflection and Stiffness
Fatigue

4. Theory of Mechanisms
Fundamentals
Position Analysis
Velocity and Acceleration Analysis
Kinetostatics

5. Machine Components
Screws
Gears
Springs
Rolling Bearings
Lubrication and Sliding Bearings

6. Theory of Vibration
Introduction
Linear Systems with One Degree of Freedom
Linear Systems with Finite Numbers of Degrees of Freedom
Machine-Tool Vibrations

7. Principles of Heat Transfer
Heat Transfer Thermodynamics
Conduction Heat Transfer
Convection Heat Transfer

8. Fluid Dynamics
Fluids Fundamentals
Hydraulics

9. Control
Introduction
Signals
Transfer Functions
Connection of Elements
Poles and Zeros
Steady-State Error
Time-Domain Performance
Frequency-Domain Performances
Stability of Linear Feedback Systems
Design of Closed-Loop Control Systems by Pole-Zero Methods
Design of Closed-Loop Control Systems by Frequential Methods
State Variable Models
Nonlinear Systems
Nonlinear Controllers by Feedback Linearization
Sliding Control

Appendix:
Differential Equations and Systems of Differential
Equations

Index

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Marghitu, Dan B.
Dan B. Marghitu is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Auburn University. Dr. Marghitu's specialty areas include impact dynamics, biomechanics, nonlinear dynamics, flexible multibody systems and robotics.

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