Statics For Dummies
Does the study of statics stress you out? Does just the thoughtof mechanics make you rigid? Thanks to this book, you can findbalance in the study of this often-intimidating subject and aceeven the most challenging university-level courses.
Statics For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow,plain-English explanations for everything you need to grasp thestudy of statics. You'll get a thorough introduction to thisfoundational branch of engineering and easy-to-follow coverage ofsolving problems involving forces on bodies at rest; vectoralgebra; force systems; equivalent force systems; distributedforces; internal forces; principles of equilibrium; applications totrusses, frames, and beams; and friction.
- Offers a comprehensible introduction to statics
- Covers all the major topics you'll encounter inuniversity-level courses
- Plain-English guidance help you grasp even the most confusingconcepts
If you're currently enrolled in a statics course and looking fora friendlier way to get a handle on the subject, Statics ForDummies has you covered.
384 pages; ISBN 9780470891889
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Title: Statics For Dummies
Author: James H. Allen