# Statics For Dummies

## James H. Allen III

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The fast and easy way to ace your statics course

Does the study of statics stress you out? Does just the thought of mechanics make you rigid? Thanks to this book, you can find balance in the study of this often-intimidating subject and ace even the most challenging university-level courses.

Statics For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow, plain-English explanations for everything you need to grasp the study of statics. You'll get a thorough introduction to this foundational branch of engineering and easy-to-follow coverage of solving problems involving forces on bodies at rest; vector algebra; force systems; equivalent force systems; distributed forces; internal forces; principles of equilibrium; applications to trusses, frames, and beams; and friction.

• Offers a comprehensible introduction to statics
• Covers all the major topics you'll encounter in university-level courses

If you're currently enrolled in a statics course and looking for a friendlier way to get a handle on the subject, Statics For Dummies has you covered.

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The fast and easy way to ace your statics course

Does the study of statics stress you out? Thanks to this book, you can find balance in the study of this often-intimidating subject. You'll get a thorough introduction to this foundational branch of engineering and easy-to-follow coverage of the topics you need to ace even the most challenging university-level course.

• Refresh yourself — get a refresher course on the mathematics you'll encounter in statics, from basic algebra and exponents to calculus, trigonometry, and geometry

• Find your vector — discover the basic principles of vectors, learn how to depict them graphically, and use vectors to describe direction from one point to another

• May the force be with you — learn how you can use vectors to describe forces and movements

• Go back to the drawing board — get the lowdown on free-body diagrams, from how to draw them to how to use them to analyze problems

• Search for stability — understand the two fundamental types of equilibrium and get an introduction to Newton's basic theorems and the techniques used to solve equilibrium problems

• Put your statics knowledge to work — study real-world systems, from trusses, frames, and machines to submerged surfaces and beyond

Open the book and find:

• Key concepts in statics

• Units of measure and constants used in statics

• Basic properties of vectors

• Clear explanations of how forces affect objects

• The difference between internal and external forces

• How to draw and simplify free-body diagrams

• Newton's laws of equilibrium

• Important things to remember when solving a statics problem

Learn to:

• Grasp the study of statics for success in the classroom

• Apply complex concepts such as vectors, internal and external forces, and free-body diagrams

• Solve problems in every aspect of statics

James H. Allen III, PE, PhD, is a registered professional engineer who teaches courses in the areas of statics, mechanics, structural engineering, and steel design.

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Descrizione libro John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1. Auflage. Language: English . Brand New Book. The fast and easy way to ace your statics course Does the study of statics stress you out? Does just the thought of mechanics make you rigid? Thanks to this book, you can find balance in the study of this often-intimidating subject and ace even the most challenging university-level courses. Statics For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow, plain-English explanations for everything you need to grasp the study of statics. You ll get a thorough introduction to this foundational branch of engineering and easy-to-follow coverage of solving problems involving forces on bodies at rest; vector algebra; force systems; equivalent force systems; distributed forces; internal forces; principles of equilibrium; applications to trusses, frames, and beams; and friction. * Offers a comprehensible introduction to statics * Covers all the major topics you ll encounter in university-level courses * Plain-English guidance help you grasp even the most confusing concepts If you re currently enrolled in a statics course and looking for a friendlier way to get a handle on the subject, Statics For Dummies has you covered. Codice libro della libreria AAH9780470598948

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Descrizione libro John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2010. Condizione libro: New. Statics is the branch of mechanics that studies rigid bodies (such as trusses, beams, dams, etc. ) at rest and the forces to which they're subjected. Statics For Dummies gives readers a thorough introduction to this foundational branch of engineering and easy-to-follow coverage of solving problems involving forces on bodies at rest. Num Pages: 384 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: TGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 188 x 21. Weight in Grams: 584. . 2010. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780470598948

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