Engineering Mechanics – R. S. Khurmi – 1st Edition


Engineering ” is a must-buy for all students of engineering as it is a lucidly written on the subject with crisp conceptual explanations aided with simple to understand examples.

Important concepts such as Moments and their , Inertia, Motion (Laws, Harmony and Connected Bodies), of Motion of Rotation as well as Work, and are explained with ease for the learner to really grasp the subject in its entirety.

A which has seen, foreseen and incorporated changes in the subject for 50 years, it continues to be one of the most sought after texts by the students.

Key Features:
– 36 chapters evenly explain all major theories of the subject.
– Close to 1200 figures and examples aid to the concepts explained.
– More than 750 in-text exercise questions and chapter-end questions for

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Composition and Resolution of Force
3. Moments and Their Applications
4.Parallel Forces and Couples
5.Equilibrium of Forces
6.Centre of Gravity
7.Moment of Inertia
8.Principles of Friction
9.Applications of Friction
10.Principles of Lifting Machines
11.Simple Lifting Machine
12.Support Reactions
13.Analysis of Perfect Frames (Analytical Method)
14.Analysis of Perfect Frames (Graphical Method)
15.Equilibrium of Strings
16.Virtual Work
17.Linear Motion
18.Motion Under Variable Acceleration
19.Relative Velocity
21.Motion of Rotation
22.Combined Motion of Rotation and Translation
23.Simple Harmonic Motion
24.Laws of Motion
25.Motion of Connected Bodies
26.Helical Springs and Pendulums
27.Collision of Elastic Bodies
28.Motion Along a Circular Path
29.Balancing of Rotating Masses
30.Work, Power and Energy
31.Kinetics of Motion of Rotation
32.Motion of Vehicles
33.Transmission of Power by Belt and Ropes
34.Transmission of Power by Gear Trains
36.Equilibrium of Floating Bodies
37.Composition and Resolution of Force
38.Moments and Their Applications
39.Parallel Forces and Couples
40.Equilibrium of Forces
41.Centre of Gravity
42.Moment of Inertia
43.Principles of Friction
44.Applications of Friction
45.Principles of Lifting Machines
46.Simple Lifting Machine
47.Support Reactions
48.Analysis of Perfect Frames (Analytical Method)
49.Analysis of Perfect Frames (Graphical Method)
50.Equilibrium of Strings
51.Virtual Work
52.Linear Motion
53.Motion Under Variable Acceleration
54.Relative Velocity
56.Motion of Rotation
57.Combined Motion of Rotation and Translation
58.Simple Harmonic Motion
59.Laws of Motion
60.Motion of Connected Bodies
61.Helical Springs and Pendulums
62.Collision of Elastic Bodies
63.Motion Along a Circular Path
64.Balancing of Rotating Masses
65.Work, Power and Energy
66.Kinetics of Motion of Rotation
67.Motion of Vehicles
68.Transmission of Power by Belt and Ropes
69.Transmission of Power by Gear Trains
71.Equilibrium of Floating Bodies
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