Applied Mechanics with SolidWorks aims to assist students, designers, engineers, and professionals interested in using SolidWorks to solve practical engineering mechanics problems. It utilizes CAD software, SolidWorks-based, to teach applied mechanics. SolidWorks here is presented as an alternative tool for solving statics and dynamics problems in applied mechanics courses.
Readers can follow the steps described in each chapter to model parts and analyze them. A significant number of pictorial descriptions have been included to guide users through each stage, making it easy for readers to work through the text on their own.
Instructional support videos showing the motions and results of the dynamical systems being analyzed and SolidWorks files for all problems solved are available to lecturers and instructors for free download.
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Contents:Statics:IntroductionForces, Vectors, and ResultantsMoments and CouplesTwo-Dimensional EquilibriumStructures and MembersThree-Dimensional EquilibriumFrictionCentroids and Center of GravityMass Moment of InertiaDynamics:Kinematics: Rectilinear Motion Using SolidWorksKinematics: Angular MotionKinematics: Plane Motion of Mechanisms IKinematics: Plane Motion of Mechanisms IIKinetics: Inertia Force and TorqueKinetics: Work and EnergyKinetics: Impulse and MomentumAppendix: Resources for Applied Mechanics Journals
Readership: University and college students undertaking mechanical, aerospace, electromechanical, engineering or applied mechanics programs.
Key Features:Uses SolidWorks to solve problems in staticsUses SolidWorks to solve problems in dynamicsExtensive use of figures to enhance understanding of concepts covered and includes AVIvideo files for instructors and students to show motions and results of dynamical systems being analyzed