Dynamics In Engineering Practice Eleventh Edition

Author: Dara W. Childs
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482250268
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Observing that most books on engineering dynamics left students lacking and failing to grasp the general nature of dynamics in engineering practice, the authors of Dynamics in Engineering Practice, Eleventh Edition focused their efforts on remedying the problem. This text shows readers how to develop and analyze models to predict motion. While establishing dynamics as an evolution of continuous motion, it offers a brief history of dynamics, discusses the SI and US customary unit systems, and combines topics that are typically covered in an introductory and intermediate, or possibly even an advanced dynamics course. It also contains plenty of computer example problems and enough tools to enable readers to fully grasp the subject. A free support book with worked computer examples using MATLAB® is available upon request. New in the Eleventh Edition: A large number of problems have been added; specifically, 59 new problems have been included in the original problem sets provided in chapters two through five. Chapter six has been added and covers the application of Lagrange’s equations for deriving equations of motion. The new and improved chapters in this text: Address the fundamental requirements of dynamics, including units, force, and mass, and provides a brief history of the development of dynamics Explore the kinematics of a particle, including displacement, velocity, and acceleration in one and two dimensions Cover planar kinetics of rigid bodies, starting with inertia properties and including the mass moment of inertia, the radius of gyration, and the parallel-axis formula Explain how to develop equations of motion for dynamics using Lagrange’s equations Dynamics in Engineering Practice, Eleventh Edition shows readers how to develop general kinematic equations and EOMs, analyze systems, and set up and solve equations, using a revolutionary approach to modeling and analysis along with current computer techniques.

Plates And Shells

Author: Ansel C. Ugural
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 135159866X
Size: 19.40 MB
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Noted for its practical, accessible approach to senior and graduate-level engineering mechanics, Plates and Shells: Theory and Analysis is a long-time bestselling text on the subjects of elasticity and stress analysis. Many new examples and applications are included to review and support key foundational concepts. Advanced methods are discussed and analyzed, accompanied by illustrations. Problems are carefully arranged from the basic to the more challenging level. Computer/numerical approaches (Finite Difference, Finite Element, MATLAB) are introduced, and MATLAB code for selected illustrative problems and a case study is included.

Dynamics In Engineering Practice Tenth Edition

Author: Dara W. Childs
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439831250
Size: 52.77 MB
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Most undergraduate books for engineering dynamics exhibit a continuing disconnect from either the requirements of subsequent coursework or the practice of dynamics in an engineering career. Dynamics in Engineering Practice, Tenth Edition counters this dated viewpoint with a modern approach that is better suited to today’s engineering study and practice. Written by a renowned teacher, researcher, and professional consultant in applied dynamics, this book represents a revolutionary approach to modern engineering dynamics analysis—one you can assimilate quickly and easily to get immediate results. Real-World Guidance to Reconnect Principles and Practice The book begins by establishing the premise that most "dynamics engineers" are developing and analyzing models to predict motion, and that the subject of differential equations is the natural language for dynamics. From this starting point, the author immediately presents mechanical vibration examples to demonstrate applications of f=ma and work-energy principles, and he includes multiple "real-world" 1DOF and MDOF planar dynamics examples, which are completely worked out. Learn Exactly How an Engineer REALLY Solves Engineering Modeling and Analysis Problems Dynamics describes the continuous evolution of motion, yet most textbooks approach the field as a series of ‘‘snapshots,’’ posing questions about variables at specific idealized positions or orientations. Advancing the idea that a practicing dynamics engineer’s central role is to develop and analyze models, this book: Presents an ordered and logical set of procedures and alternatives for developing models and solutions for any planar dynamic or vibration example Uses repeated examples to demonstrate how models are analyzed via current computer approaches Includes the latest MATLAB® updates and other proven methods for modeling and analysis Helps readers ask the right questions to get the most out of problems and optimize modeling of general dynamic systems. Based on the author’s more than 40 years of experience teaching and developing courses in dynamics, this book teaches general skills—where effectiveness can be demonstrated for a wide range of problems, rather than a collection of problem-specific "tricks." An essential resource at both the academic and professional levels, this text will be indispensable to both students and working engineers analyzing real dynamic systems.

Incorporating Sustainable Practice In Mechanics And Structures Of Materials

Author: Sam Fragomeni
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0203829867
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Incorporating Sustainable Practice in Mechanics of Structures and Materials is a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM21, Victoria, University, Melbourne, Australia, 7th – 10th of December 2010). The contributions from academics, researchers and practising engineers from 17 countries, mainly from Australasia and the Asia-pacific region, cover a wide range of topics, including: • Composite structures • Computational mechanics • Concrete structures • Dynamic analysis of structures • Earthquake and wind engineering • Fibre composites • Fire engineering • Geomechanics and foundation engineering • Masonry structures • Mechanics of materials • Shock and impact loading • Steel and aluminium structures • Structural health monitoring • Structural optimisation • Sustainable materials • Timber engineering Incorporating Sustainable Practice in Mechanics of Structures and Materials will be a valuable reference for academics, researchers and practising engineers working in structural engineering and structural mechanics.

Numerical Methods In Computational Mechanics

Author: Jamshid Ghaboussi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315351641
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This book explores the numerical algorithms underpinning modern finite element based computational mechanics software. It covers all the major numerical methods that are used in computational mechanics. It reviews the basic concepts in linear algebra and advanced matrix theory, before covering solution of systems of equations, symmetric eigenvalue solution methods, and direct integration of discrete dynamic equations of motion, illustrated with numerical examples. This book suits a graduate course in mechanics based disciplines, and will help software developers in computational mechanics. Increased understanding of the underlying numerical methods will also help practicing engineers to use the computational mechanics software more effectively.

Dynamics Of Regenerative Heat Transfer

Author: John A Willmott
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781560323693
Size: 11.68 MB
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The author, a respected authority on heat recovery, provides up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the modelling of the process of heat transfer embodied in regenerative devices. He brings together material on storage and thermal generators and gives great emphasis to non-linear problems including the representation of temperature dependence of thermophysical properties involved.; In ten dynamic chapters, you will find coverage of: the storage of heat in packing; the Single Blow problem; basic concepts in counterflow thermal regenerators; counterflow regenerators; finite conductivity models; non-linear models of counterflow regenerators; transient response of counterflow regenerators; and parallel flow regenerators. Bringing together material developed over the past twenty years, the book will be of great interest to mechanical and chemical engineers as well as applied mathematicians concerned with models of heat transfer processes.

Computational Structural Dynamics And Earthquake Engineering

Author: Manolis Papadrakakis
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203881637
Size: 21.76 MB
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The increasing necessity to solve complex problems in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering requires the development of new ideas, innovative methods and numerical tools for providing accurate numerical solutions in affordable computing times. This book presents the latest scientific developments in Computational Dynamics, Stochastic Dynamics, Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering in thirty-five self-contained contributions. The selected state-of-the-art chapters are revised and extended versions of the papers which were presented as plenary, semi-plenary and keynote lectures at the thematic COMPDYN 2007 Conference. This volume will benefit researchers and engineering professionals working on structural dynamics, earthquake engineering and computational mechanics. Readers will get acquainted with advanced computational methods and software tools, which can assist them in tackling complex problems in dynamic/seismic analysis and design. Moreover, it will raise the awareness of important application areas and the social impact of the scientific and technical fields involved.

Science And Engineering Of Materials Si Edition

Author: Donald R. Askeland
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130544633X
Size: 42.79 MB
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Succeed in your materials science course with THE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING OF MATERIALS, 7e. Filled with built-in study tools to help you master key concepts, this proven book will help you develop an understanding of the relationship between structure, processing, and properties of materials and will serve as a useful reference for future courses in manufacturing, materials, design, or materials selection. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Numerical Modeling Of Coupled Phenomena In Science And Engineering

Author: Mario César Suárez Arriaga
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203886229
Size: 75.24 MB
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Mathematics is a universal language. Differential equations, mathematical modeling, numerical methods and computation form the underlying infrastructure of engineering and the sciences. In this context mathematical modeling is a very powerful tool for studying engineering problems, natural systems and human society. This interdisciplinary book contains a comprehensive overview, including practical examples, of the progress achieved to date in the modeling of coupled phenomena, computational mathematics and mechanics, heat transfer, fluid-structure interactions, biomechanics, and the flow of mass and energy in porous media. Numerical subjects such as grid generation, optimization, finite elements, finite differences, spectral methods, boundary elements, finite volumes and meshless methods are also discussed in detail using real examples. The book provides a thorough presentation of the existing numerical techniques with specific applications to concrete, practical topics. The models and solutions presented here describe various systems: mechanical, biological, geophysical, technical, ecological, etc. The book is organized in thirty six chapters, each written by distinguished experts in their respective fields. The topics presented cover the current state of knowledge in numerical engineering practice including recent and ongoing developments and the presentation of new ideas for future research on applied computational engineering mathematics. The book will be of interest to scientists working in engineering (structural, civil, mechanical), geology, geophysics, aquifer research, petroleum engineering, applied mathematics, and physics, as well as students in any of these areas.

Research And Applications In Structural Engineering Mechanics And Computation

Author: Alphose Zingoni
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315850788
Size: 20.30 MB
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Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation contains the Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2013, Cape Town, South Africa, 2-4 September 2013). Over 420 papers are featured. Many topics are covered, but the contributions may be seen to fall into one of four broad themes of the conference, namely: (i) structural mechanics (dynamics, vibration, seismic response, statics, bifurcation, buckling, stability, impact response, contact mechanics, fluid-structure interaction, soil-structure interaction, etc); (ii) mechanics of materials (elasticity, plasticity, fracture, damage, fatigue, creep, shrinkage, etc); (iii) modelling and testing (finite-element modelling, numerical methods, numerical simulations, experimental methods, experimental testing); (iv) structural-engineering practice (planning, analysis, design, construction, maintenance, repair, retrofitting, decommissioning). Not only do the considerations cover many types of engineering structures (buildings, bridges, tunnels, towers, space frames, roofs, foundations, shells, plates, mechanical assemblies, etc), they also span a diversity of engineering materials ranging from the traditional to the novel: steel, concrete, timber, masonry, aluminium, special alloys, glass, composites, functionally-graded materials, smart materials, etc. Two versions of each paper are available. The printed book features 2-page versions of the papers, intended to be concise but sufficiently informative summaries of the full papers. Details may be seen in the full papers, which are carried on the accompanying CD-ROM. Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation is of interest to civil, structural, mechanical, marine and aerospace engineers concerned with the modelling, analysis, design, construction and maintenance of engineering structures. Researchers, practitioners and academics in these discipines will find the book useful. The SEMC international conferences, inaugurated in 2001, aim at bringing together from around the world academics, researchers and practitioners in the broad fields of structural mechanics, associated computation and structural engineering, to review recent achievements in the advancement of knowledge and understanding in these areas, share the latest developments, and address the challenges that the present and the future pose.