This update continues the same high standards set by previous editions and adds new features of help and interest to students. Explains how to construct and solve mathematical models which describe the effects of force and motion on a variety of structures and machines. Contains a vast amount of problems, ranging from simple to complex, which deal with principles and procedures inherent in the design of engineering structures and mechanical systems. Sample problems with detailed solutions include helpful observations of common errors and pitfalls to be avoided.
I am really pleased with this purchase because the book was in excellent quality and because it arrived on deadlined.Published on Feb. 13 2013 by Karen
There are some bad books on the market, but this is by far the worst. Examples are too few and far between, and problems are almost impossible to decipher at times. Read morePublished on Jan. 25 2001