Statics: Learning from Engineering Examples (Hardcover)

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This textbook introduces and explains the basic concepts on which statics is based utilizing real engineering examples. The authors emphasize the learning process by showing a real problem, analyzing it, simplifying it, and developing a way to solve it. This feature teaches students intuitive thinking in solving real engineering problems using the fundamentals of Newton's laws.

This book also:

- Stresses representation of physical reality in ways that allow students to solve problems and obtain meaningful results

- Emphasizes identification of important features of the structure that should be included in a model and which features may be omitted

- Facilitates students' understanding and mastery of the "flow of thinking" practiced by professional engineers

About the Author

Dr. Igor Emri is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ljubljana and is a full member of the European Academy of Sciences. He is also one of the Editors-in-Chief of the journal, "Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials."Dr. Arkady Voloshin is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics at Lehigh University.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781493921003
ISBN-10: 1493921002
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: February 10th, 2016
Pages: 570
Language: English