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- Lewis, Kemper
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- 232 x 186 x 16 mm
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- 680 g
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The Physics Book
An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering, Enhanced, SI Edition859
Discover today's fascinating, challenging, and constantly changing field of mechanical engineering with Wickert/Lewis' ENHANCED EDITION OF AN INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, SI, 4th Edition. This engaging book helps you master technical problem-solving skills as you gain a balanced understanding of the latest design, engineering analysis, and advancements in engineering-related technology. The authors use their expertise to present engineering as a visual and graphical activity. Nearly 300 photographs and illustrations give you an exciting glimpse into what you will study in later courses and practice in your career. Meaningful content, interspersed with numerous real-world applications and interesting examples, helps you develop the solid foundation in mechanical engineering that you need for future success.
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Gain insight into today's ever-emerging field of mechanical engineering as you develop an appreciation for how engineers design the hardware that builds and improves societies around the world. AN INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, 4E is an i...
A professor of mechanical engineering at Iowa State University, Dr. Jonathan Wickert teaches and conducts research in the areas of applied mechanics, dynamics, and mechanical vibration. As a researcher and consultant, he has worked with companies and federal agencies on a diverse range of engineering problems including computer disk drives and tape libraries, the manufacture of sheet metal, and various consumer products. Dr. Wickert received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He has served as associate editor of engineering journals, as a division chair in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and as chair of the undergraduate mechanical engineering program at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Wickert has received awards in recognition of his teaching and research from the Society of Automotive Engineers, the American Society for Engineering Education, and the Information Storage Industry Consortium. He was also elected a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. A professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University at Buffalo -- SUNY, Dr. Kemper Lewis teaches and conducts research in the areas of mechanical design, system optimization, and decision modeling. As a researcher and consultant, he has worked with companies and federal agencies on a wide range of engineering design problems. Dr. Lewis received his B.S. in mechanical engineering and B.A. in mathematics from Duke University and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has served as associate editor of the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design. He has also served on the ASME Design Automation Executive Committee and on the National Academies Panel on Benchmarking the Research Competitiveness of the United States in Mechanical Engineering. In addition, he has worked as the Executive Director of the New York State Center for Engineering Design and Industrial Innovation. Dr. Lewis has received awards in recognition of his teaching and research from the Society of Automotive Engineers, the American Society for Engineering Education, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the National Science Foundation.
1. THE MECHANICAL ENGINEERING PROFESSION.
Overview. What Is Engineering? Who Are Mechanical Engineers? Career Paths. Typical Program of Study.
2. MECHANICAL DESIGN.
Overview. The Design Process. Manufacturing Processes.
3. TECHNICAL PROBLEM-SOLVING AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS.
Overview. General Technical Problem-Solving Approach. Unit Systems and Conversions. Significant Digits. Dimensional Consistency. Estimation in Engineering. Communication Skills in Engineering.
4. FORCES IN STRUCTURES AND MACHINES.
Overview. Forces in Rectangular and Polar Forms. Resultant of Several Forces. Moment of a Force. Equilibrium of Forces and Moments. Design Application: Rolling-Element Bearings.
5. MATERIALS AND STRESSES.
Overview. Tension and Compression. Material Response. Shear. Engineering Materials. Factor of Safety.
6. FLUIDS ENGINEERING.
Overview. Properties of Fluids. Pressure and Buoyancy Force. Laminar and Turbulent Fluid Flows. Fluid Flow in Pipes. Drag Force. Lift Force.
7. THERMAL AND ENERGY SYSTEMS.
Overview. Mechanical Energy, Work, and Power. Heat as Energy in Transit. Energy Conservation and Conversion. Heat Engines and Efficiency. Internal-Combustion Engines. Electrical Power Generation.
8. MOTION AND POWER TRANSMISSION.
Overview. Rotational Motion. Design Application: Gears. Speed, Torque, and Power in Gearsets. Simple and Compound Geartrains. Design Application: Belt and Chain Drives. Planetary Geartrains.
Appendix A: Greek Alphabet.
Appendix B: Trigonometry Review.