Engineering Mechanics Dynamics – Andrew Pytel, Jaan Kiusalaas – 4th Edition


Gain a solid understanding of Newtonian dynamics and its application to real-world problems with Pytel/Kiusalaas’ ENGINEERING MECHANICS: DYNAMICS, 4E. The text focuses on both fundamental principles and important problem-solving techniques. The authors clearly introduce critical concepts using learning features that connect real problems and examples with the fundamentals of engineering mechanics. Y

ou learn how to effectively analyze problems before substituting numbers into formulas — a skill that benefits you tremendously as you encounter real life problems that do not always fit into standard formulas. This book’s concise presentation is complemented by a useful Student Study Guide that clarifies concepts and includes guided solutions to a number of additional equilibrium problems.

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  • Chapter 11: Introduction to Dynamics
    11.1 Introduction
    11.2 Derivatives of Vector Functions
    11.3 Position, Velocity, and Acceleration of a Particle
    11.4 Newtonian Mechanics
    Review of Equations

    Chapter 12: Dynamics of a Particle: Rectangular Coordinates
    12.1 Introduction
    12.2 Kinematics
    12.3 Kinetics: Force-Mass-Acceleration Method
    12.4 Dynamics of Rectilinear Motion
    12.5 Curvilinear Motion
    12.6 Analysis of Motion by the Area Method
    Review of Equations
    Review Problems

    Chapter 13: Dynamics of a Particle: Curvilinear Coordinates
    13.1 Introduction
    13.2 Kinematics?Path (Normal-Tangential) Coordinates
    13.3 Kinematics?Polar and Cylindrical Coordinates
    13.4 Kinetics: Force-Mass-Acceleration Method
    Review of Equations
    Review Problems

    Chapter 14: Work-Energy and Impulse-Momentum Principles for a Particle
    14.1 Introduction
    14.2 Work of a Force
    14.3 Principle of Work and Kinetic Energy
    14.4 Conservative Forces and the Conservation of Mechanical Energy
    14.5 Power and Efficiency
    14.6 Principle of Impulse and Momentum
    14.7 Principle of Angular Impulse and Momentum
    14.8 Space Motion under a Gravitational Force
    Review of Equations
    Review Problems

    Chapter 15: Dynamics of Particle Systems
    15.1 Introduction
    15.2 Kinematics of Relative Motion
    15.3 Kinematics of Constrained Motion
    15.4 Kinetics: Force-Mass-Acceleration Method
    15.5 Work-Energy Principles
    15.6 Principle of Impulse and Momentum
    15.7 Principle of Angular Impulse and Momentum
    15.8 Plastic Impact
    15.9 Impulsive Motion
    15.10 Elastic Impact
    15.11 Mass Flow
    Review of Equations
    Review Problems

    Chapter 16: Planar Kinematics of Rigid Bodies
    16.1 Introduction
    16.2 Plane Angular Motion
    16.3 Rotation about a Fixed Axis
    16.4 Relative Motion of Two Points in a Rigid Body
    16.5 Method of Relative Velocity
    16.6 Instant Center for Velocities
    16.7 Method of Relative Acceleration
    16.8 Absolute and Relative Derivatives of Vectors
    16.9 Motion Relative to a Rotating Reference Frame
    16.10 Method of Constraints
    Review of Equations
    Review Problems

    Chapter 17: Planar Kinetics of Rigid Bodies: Force-Mass-Acceleration Method
    17.1 Introduction
    17.2 Mass Moment of Inertia; Composite Bodies
    17.3 Angular Momentum of a Rigid Body
    17.4 Equations of Motion
    17.5 Force-Mass-Acceleration Method: Plane Motion
    17.6 Differential Equations of Motion
    Review of Equations
    Review Problems

    Chapter 18: Planar Kinetics of Rigid Bodies: Work-Energy and Impulse-Momentum Methods
    18.1 Introduction
    Part A: Work-Energy Method
    18.2 Work and Power of a Couple
    18.3 Kinetic Energy of a Rigid Body
    18.4 Work-Energy Principle and Conservation of Mechanical Energy
    Part B: Impulse-Momentum Method
    18.5 Momentum Diagrams
    18.6 Impulse-Momentum Principles
    18.7 Rigid-Body Impact
    Review of Equations
    Review Problems

    Chapter 19: Rigid-Body Dynamics in Three Dimensions
    19.1 Introduction
    19.2 Kinematics
    19.3 Impulse-Momentum Method
    19.4 Work-Energy Method
    19.5 Force-Mass-Acceleration Method
    19.6 Motion of an Axisymmetric Body
    Review of Equations

    Chapter 20: Vibrations
    20.1 Introduction
    20.2 Free Vibrations of Particles
    20.3 Forced Vibrations of Particles
    20.4 Rigid-Body Vibrations
    20.5 Methods Based on Conservation of Energy
    Review of Equations
    Review Problems

    Appendix D: Proof of the Relative Velocity Equation for Rigid-Body Motion
    Appendix E: Numerical Solution of Differential Equations
    E.1 Introduction
    E.2 Numerical Methods
    E.3 Application of MATLAB
    E.4 Linear Interpolation

    Appendix F: Mass Moments and Products of Inertia
    F.1 Introduction
    F.2 Review of Mass Moment of Inertia
    F.3 Moments of Inertia of Thin Plates
    F.4 Mass Moment of Inertia by Integration
    F.5 Mass Products of Inertia; Parallel-Axis Theorems
    F.6 Products of Inertia by Integration; Thin Plates
    F.7 Inertia Tensor; Moment of Inertia about an Arbitrary Axis
    F.8 Principal Moments and Principal Axes of Inertia
    Answers to Even-Numbered Problems
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