Mechanics of Machines

ISBN-13: 9780195384086

ISBN-10: 0195384083

Author: William Cleghorn, Nikolai Dechev

Edition: 2

Publication date:
Oxford University Press
Hardcover 640 pages
Engineering, Physics, Mechanics
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Acknowledged author William Cleghorn wrote Mechanics of Machines comprising 640 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0195384083 and 9780195384086. Since then Mechanics of Machines textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $45.68 or rent at the marketplace.


Mechanics of Machines, Second Edition, is ideal for courses in kinematics and dynamics of machines. It covers the
basic concepts of gears, gear trains, the mechanics of rigid bodies, and graphical and analytical kinematic analyses of planar mechanisms. In addition, the text describes a procedure for designing disc-cam mechanisms, discusses
graphical and analytical force analyses and balancing of planar mechanisms, illustrates common methods for synthesis of mechanisms, and covers design methodology for mechanisms.

The companion website for students includes over 170 models and animations. This includes 2D and 3D mechanisms and machines, and video clips of real mechanical systems in operation. It also features scaled drawings and Mathcad files for use with end-of-chapter problems.

* Two additional chapters devoted to design methodology as it relates to machines and mechanisms
* Substantial increase in the exercises and end-of-chapter problems
* Several d