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Mechanics of Machines

Second Edition

William Cleghorn and Nikolai Dechev

Publication Date - August 2014

ISBN: 9780195384086

640 pages
Hardcover
8-1/2 x 11 inches

In Stock

Retail Price to Students: $125.00

A uniquely visual approach to the mechanics of machines

Description

Mechanics of Machines, Second Edition, is ideal for courses in kinematics and dynamics of machines. It covers the
basic concepts of gears, gear trains, the mechanics of rigid bodies, and graphical and analytical kinematic analyses of planar mechanisms. In addition, the text describes a procedure for designing disc-cam mechanisms, discusses
graphical and analytical force analyses and balancing of planar mechanisms, illustrates common methods for synthesis of mechanisms, and covers design methodology for mechanisms.

The companion website for students includes over 170 models and animations. This includes 2D and 3D mechanisms and machines, and video clips of real mechanical systems in operation. It also features scaled drawings and Mathcad files for use with end-of-chapter problems.

NEW TO THIS EDITION
* Two additional chapters devoted to design methodology as it relates to machines and mechanisms
* Substantial increase in the exercises and end-of-chapter problems
* Several design case studies of real-life mechanical systems
* The companion website for students features new videos demonstrating key concepts and updated 2D models,
and 3D animations

Features

  • Clear, concise language that introduces the fundamentals to students and expands to advanced topics.
  • Companion website includes 2D models, virtual 3D models, and animations of mechanisms and machines.
  • Also includes an updated instructor's solutions manual to be found on the Ancillary Resource Center (ARC) at www.oup.com/us/cleghorn

About the Author(s)

William L. Cleghorn is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Toronto.

Nikolai Dechev is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Victoria.

Table of Contents

    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. MECHANICS OF RIGID BODIES AND PLANAR MECHANISMS
    3. GRAPHICAL KINEMATIC ANALYSIS OF PLANAR MECHANISMS
    4. ANALYTICAL KINEMATIC ANALYSIS OF PLANAR MECHANISMS
    5. GEARS
    6. GEAR TRAINS
    7. CAMS
    8. GRAPHICAL FORCE ANALYSIS OF PLANAR MECHANISMS
    9. ANALYTICAL FORCE ANALYSIS AND BALANCING OF PLANAR MECHANISMS
    10. FLYWHEELS
    11. SYNTHESIS OF MECHANISMS
    12. DESIGN PROCESS FOR MECHANISMS AND MACHINES
    13. DESIGN CASE STUDIES FOR MECHANISMS AND MACHINES
    APPENDIX A: SUPPLEMENTAL DESIGN PROJECTS USING WORKING MODEL 2D
    APPENDIX B: SCALARS AND VECTORS
    APPENDIX C: MECHANICS: STATICS AND DYNAMICS
    ANSWERS TO SELECTED PROBLEMS

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