eBook Statics with MATLAB®, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1447151100
  • ISBN-13: 9781447151104
  • DDC: 620.103
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 286 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Engineering mechanics involves the development of mathematical models of the physical world. Statics addresses the forces acting on and in mechanical objects and systems. Statics with MATLAB®  develops an understanding of the mechanical behavior of complex engineering structures and components using MATLAB®  to execute numerical calculations and to facilitate analytical calculations. MATLAB® is presented and introduced as a highly convenient tool to solve problems for theory and applications in statics. Included are example problems to demonstrate the MATLAB® syntax and to also introduce specific functions dealing with statics. These explanations are reinforced through figures generated with MATLAB® and the extra material available online which includes the special functions described.This detailed introduction and application of MATLAB® to the field of statics makes Statics with MATLAB® a useful tool for instruction as well as self study,  highlighting the use of symbolic MATLAB® for both theory and applications to find analytical and numerical solutions

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Operation with Vectors.
2: Moments, Couples, Equipollent Systems.
3: Centers of Mass.
4: Equilibrium.
5: Friction.
6: Virtual Work and Stability.