Engineering Mechanics: Statics – Russell C. Hibbeler – 6th Edition


This book is essentially a large collection of problem sets with breif explainations of the concepts and needed to solve them in between. Illustrations are well done and helpful for solving the problems and the appendix contains answers for all but every fourth problem.

Provides a clear and through presentation of the theory and of . New to this edition: 20 % NEW problems, categorization of homework problems as basic, challenging, applications and oriented, NEW design problems. FIT exam review problems, enhancement of free-body diagram concept, photographs added to enhance the realism of the book. Visual CD-ROM available with text.

Table of Contents

  1. Force Vectors

  2. Equilibrium of a Particle

  3. Force System Resultants

  4. Equilibrium of a Rigid Body

  5. Structural Analysis

  6. Internal Forces

  7. Friction

  8. Center of Gravity and Centroid

  9. Moments of Inertia

  10. Virtual Work.

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