9780262039710-0262039710-Fundamentals of Applied Dynamics (The MIT Press)

Fundamentals of Applied Dynamics (The MIT Press)

ISBN-13: 9780262039710
ISBN-10: 0262039710
Author: Williams Jr., James H.
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: The MIT Press
Format: Hardcover 884 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780262039710
ISBN-10: 0262039710
Author: Williams Jr., James H.
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: The MIT Press
Format: Hardcover 884 pages

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Acknowledged authors Williams Jr., James H. wrote Fundamentals of Applied Dynamics (The MIT Press) comprising 884 pages back in 2019. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0262039710 and 9780262039710. Since then Fundamentals of Applied Dynamics (The MIT Press) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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An introductory engineering textbook by an award-winning MIT professor that covers the history of dynamics and the dynamical analyses of mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical systems.

This introductory textbook offers a distinctive blend of the modern and the historical, seeking to encourage an appreciation for the history of dynamics while also presenting a framework for future learning. The text presents engineering mechanics as a unified field, emphasizing dynamics but integrating topics from other disciplines, including design and the humanities.

The book begins with a history of mechanics, suitable for an undergraduate overview. Subsequent chapters cover such topics as three-dimensional kinematics; the direct approach, also known as vectorial mechanics or the momentum approach; the indirect approach, also called lagrangian dynamics or variational dynamics; an expansion of the momentum and lagrangian formulations to extended bodies; lumped-parameter electrical and electromagnetic devices; and equations of motion for one-dimensional continuum models. The book is noteworthy in covering both lagrangian dynamics and vibration analysis. The principles covered are relatively few and easy to articulate; the examples are rich and broad. Summary tables, often in the form of flowcharts, appear throughout. End-of-chapter problems begin at an elementary level and become increasingly difficult. Appendixes provide theoretical and mathematical support for the main text.

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