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Fox and McDonald's Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

Fox and McDonald's Introduction to Fluid Mechanics Lowest new price: $232.95
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Author: Philip J. Pritchard

Fox & McDonald’s Introduction to Fluid Mechanics 9th Edition has been one of the most widely adopted textbooks in the field. This highly-regarded text continues to provide readers with a balanced and comprehensive approach to mastering critical concepts, incorporating a proven problem-solving methodology that helps readers develop an orderly plan to finding the right solution and relating results to expected physical behavior. The ninth edition features a wealth of example problems integrated throughout the text as well as a variety of new end of chapter problems.

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Backyard Ballistics: Build Potato Cannons, Paper Match Rockets, Cincinnati Fire Kites, Tennis Ball Mortars, and More Dynamite Devices

Backyard Ballistics: Build Potato Cannons, Paper Match Rockets, Cincinnati Fire Kites, Tennis Ball Mortars, and More Dynamite Devices Lowest new price: $8.95
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Author: William Gurstelle
Brand: Independent Publishers Group

This bestselling DIY handbook now features new and expanded projects, enabling ordinary folks to construct 16 awesome ballistic devices in their garage or basement workshops using inexpensive household or hardware store materials and this step-by-step guide. Clear instructions, diagrams, and photographs show how to build projects ranging from the simple match-powered rocket to the more complex tabletop catapult and the offbeat Cincinnati fire kite. The classic potato cannon has a new evil twin—the piezo-electric spud gun and the electromagnetic pipe gun has joined the company of such favorites as the tennis ball mortar. With a strong emphasis on safety, the book also gives tips on troubleshooting, explains the physics behind the projects, and profiles scientists and extraordinary experimenters such as Alfred Nobel, Robert Goddard, and Isaac Newton. This book will be indispensable for the legions of backyard toy-rocket launchers and fireworks fanatics who wish every day was the fourth of July.

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  • Backyard Ballistics Book
  • Learn how to build an electromagnetic pipe gun, a pneumatic missile, a "Spud-Zooka," and more!
  • Contains over a dozen experiments with instructions and materials lists for launching and blowing-up a variety of fun projectiles.
  • Softcover. 210 pages.
  • May be returned in exchange for the same title only.

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Interfacial Instability

Interfacial Instability Lowest new price: $89.71
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Author: Lewis E. Johns

Essays are written to fulfill the needs of both teachers and graduate students; Problems have been selected so that they can be solved by hand; Discussion notes are at the end of many of the essays to serve as a basis for discussion; Endnotes provide background information which the reader may need in order to enjo the essay


Dynamics and Control of Structures: A Modal Approach (Mechanical Engineering Series)

Dynamics and Control of Structures: A Modal Approach (Mechanical Engineering Series) Lowest new price: $81.00
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Author: Wodek K. Gawronski

This book addresses problems in structural dynamics and control encountered in applications such as robotics, aerospace structures, earthquake-damage prevention, and active noise suppression. The rapid developments of new technologies and computational power have made it possible to formulate and solve engineering problems that seemed unapproachable only a few years ago. This presentation combines concepts from control engineering (such as system norms and controllability) and structural engineering (such as modal properties and models), thereby revealing new structural properties as well as giving new insight into well-known laws. This book will assist engineers in designing control systems and dealing with the complexities of structural dynamics.


Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain, 8th Edition

Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain, 8th Edition Lowest new price: $67.89
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Author: Warren C. Young

THE MOST COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO STRESS AND STRAIN FORMULAS

Fully revised throughout, Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain, Eighth Edition, provides accurate and thorough tabulated formulations that can be applied to the stress analysis of a comprehensive range of structural components. All equations and diagrams of structural properties are presented in an easy-to-use, thumb, through format.

This extensively updated edition contains new chapters on fatigue and fracture mechanics, stresses in fasteners and joints, composite materials, and biomechanics. Several chapters have been expanded and new topics have been added. Each chapter now concludes with a summary of tables and formulas for ease of reference. This is the definitive resource for designers, engineers, and analysts who need to calculate stress and strain management.

ROARK'S FORMULAS FOR STRESS AND STRAIN, EIGHTH EDITION, COVERS:

  • Behavior of bodies under stress
  • Principles and analytical methods
  • Numerical and experimental methods
  • Tension, compression, shear, and combined stress
  • Beams; flexure of straight bars
  • Bending of curved beams
  • Torsion
  • Flat plates
  • Columns and other compression members
  • Shells of revolution; pressure vessels; pipes
  • Bodies in contact undergoing direct bearing and shear stress
  • Elastic stability
  • Dynamic and temperature stresses
  • Stress concentration factors
  • Fatigue and fracture mechanics
  • Stresses in fasteners and joints
  • Composite materials
  • Biomechanics

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Similarity and Dimensional Methods in Mechanics, Tenth Edition

Similarity and Dimensional Methods in Mechanics, Tenth Edition Lowest new price: $256.03
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Author: L. I. Sedov

Similiarity and Dimensional Methods in Mechanics, 10th Edition is an English language translation of this classic volume examining the general theory of dimensions of physical quantities, the theory of mechanical and physical similarity, and the theory of modeling. Several examples illustrate the use of the theories of similarity and dimensions for establishing fundamental mechanical regularities in aviation, explosions, and astrophysics, as well as in the hydrodynamics of ships. Other interesting areas covered include the general theory of automodel motions of continuum media, the theory of propagation of explosion waves in gases, the theory of one-dimensional nonestablished motion in gases, the fundamentals of the gas-dynamics theory of atom-bomb explosion in the atmosphere and the theory of averaging of gaseous flows in channels. Aspects of modeling include the dimensionless characteristics of compressor operation, the theories of engine thrust, and efficiency of an ideal propeller for subsonic and supersonic speeds.
Similiarity and Dimensional Methods in Mechanics, 10th Edition is an ideal volume for researchers and students involved in physics and mechanics.


Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics, 11th Edition

Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics, 11th Edition Lowest new price: $98.23
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Author: Ferdinand P. Beer
Brand: imusti

A primary objective in a first course in mechanics is to help develop a student's ability first to analyze problems in a simple and logical manner, and then to apply basic principles to their solutions. A strong conceptual understanding of these basic mechanics principles is essential for successfully solving mechanics problems. This edition of Vector Mechanics for Engineers will help instructors achieve these goals. Continuing in the spirit of its successful previous editions, this edition provides conceptually accurate and thorough coverage together with a significant refreshment of the exercise sets and online delivery of homework problems to your students. This edition has undergone a complete rewrite to modernize and streamline the language through the text. Over 650 of the homework problems in the text are new or revised. One of the characteristics of the approach used in this book is that mechanics of particles is clearly separated from the mechanics of rigid bodies. This approach makes it possible to consider simple practical applications at an early stage and to postpone the introduction of the more difficult concepts.

McGraw-Hill Education's Connect, is also available as an optional, add on item. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, how they need it, so that class time is more effective. Connect allows the professor to assign homework, quizzes, and tests easily and automatically grades and records the scores of the student's work. Problems are randomized to prevent sharing of answers an may also have a "multi-step solution" which helps move the students' learning along if they experience difficulty.

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  • McGraw-Hill Education

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Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics (13th Edition)

Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics (13th Edition) Lowest new price: $130.58
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Author: Russell C. Hibbeler
Brand: Brand: Prentice Hall

In his revision of Engineering Mechanics, R.C. Hibbeler empowers students to succeed in the whole learning experience. Hibbeler achieves this by calling on his everyday classroom experience and his knowledge of how students learn inside and outside of lecture. This text is ideal for civil and mechanical engineering professionals.

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507 Mechanical Movements: Mechanisms and Devices (Dover Science Books)

507 Mechanical Movements: Mechanisms and Devices (Dover Science Books) Lowest new price: $6.56
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Author: Henry T. Brown
Brand: Dover Publications

Epicyclic trains, oblique rollers, trip hammers, and lazy-tongs are among the ingenious mechanisms defined and illustrated in this intriguing collection. Spanning the first century of the Industrial Revolution, this 1868 compilation features simplified, concise illustrations of the mechanisms used in hydraulics, steam engines, pneumatics, presses, horologes, and scores of other machines.
The movements of each of the 507 mechanisms are depicted in drawings on the left-hand page, and the facing page presents a brief description of the item's use and operation. Ranging from simple to intricately complex, the mechanisms offer a fascinating view of the variety of small components that constitute complex machinery. A detailed index provides easy reference to specific mechanisms.
Inventors, tinkerers, and anyone with an interest in the history of invention and technology will find this volume a treasury of information and inspiration.

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  • Dover Publications

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The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. I: The New Millennium Edition: Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat (Volume 1)

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. I: The New Millennium Edition: Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat (Volume 1) Lowest new price: $35.82
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Author: Richard P. Feynman
Brand: imusti

“The whole thing was basically an experiment,” Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, spawning publications that have remained definitive and introductory to physics for decades. Ranging from the basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as general relativity and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

Timeless and collectible, the lectures are essential reading, not just for students of physics but for anyone seeking an introduction to the field from the inimitable Feynman.

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