* Use of Free-Body Diagrams. Authors, Riley, Sturges and Morris, feel that a proper free-body diagram is very important in all mechanics courses. Whenever an equation of equilibrium is written, a complete, proper free-body diagram accompanies it. * Problem Solving Procedures. Statics and Mechanics of Materials: An Integrated Approach provides students with an effective methodology for problem decomposition and solution, the ability to present results in a clear, and logical manner is emphasized throughout the text. * Homework Problems. Over 1100 homework problems allow for varied problem assignments. Each set of problems represents a range of difficulty and is grouped according to this range of difficulty. * SI vs. U.S. Customary Units are used in equal proportions in the text for both example and homework problems.An Integrated Approach William F. Riley, Leroy D. Sturges, Don H. Morris ... Problems in engineering mechanics (statics, dynamics, and mechanics of deformable bodies) are concerned with the external and ... Most engineers consider an appropriate free-body diagram to be the single most important tool for the solution ofanbsp;...

Title | : | Statics and Mechanics of Materials |

Author | : | William F. Riley, Leroy D. Sturges, Don H. Morris |

Publisher | : | John Wiley & Sons Incorporated - 2002 |

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