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Introduction to Statics and Dynamics

Introduction to Statics and Dynamics

This is an engineering statics and dynamics text. It is both an introduction, aimed primarily at middle-level engineering students, and a reference. The book emphasizes use of vectors, free-body diagrams, momentum and energy balance and computation. More importantly, perhaps, the book is meant to help build an intuition for mechanics.

Prerequisite and co-requisite skills. We assume you start with some math skills. ✎ Freshman calculus....

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