# Engineering Mechanics

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1. Introduction 1–
1.1. Science 1.2. Applied Science 1.3. Engineering Mehanics
1.4. Beginning and Development of Engineering Mechanics
1.5. Divisions of Engineering Mechanics 1.6. Statics
1.7. Dynamics 1.8. Kinetics 1.9. Kinematics 1.10. Fundamental Units
1.11. Derived Units 1.12. Systems of Units 1.13. S.I. Units (International
System of Units.) 1.14. Metre 1.15. Kilogram 1.16. Second
1.17. Presentation of Units and Their Values 1.18. Rules for S.I. Units
1.19. Useful Data 1.20. Algebra 1.21. Trigonometry 1.22. Differential
Calculus 1.23. Integral Calculus 1.24. Scalar Quantitie 1.25. Vector
Quantities

2. Composition and Resolution of Forces 13–
2.1. Introduction 2.2. Effects of a Force 2.3. Characteristics of a Force
2.4. Principle of Physical Independence of Forces 2.5. Principle of
Transmissibility of Forces 2.6. System of Forces 2.7. Resultant Force
2.8. Composition of Forces 2.9. Methods for the Resultant Force
2.10. Analytical Method for Resultant Force 2.11. Parallelogram Law of
Forces 2.12. Resolution of a Force 2.13. Principle of Resolution
2.14. Method of Resolution for the Resultant Force 2.15. Laws for the
Resultant Force 2.16. Triangle Law of Forces 2.17. Polygon Law of Forces
2.18. Graphical (vector) Method for the Resultant Force

3. Moments and Their Applications 28–
3.1. Introduction 3.2. Moment of a Force 3.3. Graphical Representation
of Moment 3.4. Units of Moment 3.5. Types of Moments 3.6. Clockwise
Moment 3.7. Anticlockwise Moment 3.8. Varignon’s Principle of
Moments (or Law of Moments) 3.9. Applications of Moments
3.10. Position of the Resultant Force by Moments 3.11. Levers
3.12. Types of Levers 3.13. Simple Levers 3.14. Compound Levers

4. Parallel Forces and Couples 43–
4.1. Introduction 4.2. Classification of parallel forces. 4.3. Like parallel
forces 4.4. Unlike parallel forces 4.5. Methods for magnitude and position
of the resultant of parallel forces 4.6. Analytical method for the resultant
of parallel forces. 4.7. Graphical method for the resultant of parallel
forces 4.8. Couple 4.9. Arm of a couple 4.10. Moment of a couple
4.11. Classification of couples 4.12. Clockwise couple
4.13. Anticlockwise couple 4.14. Characteristics of a couple

5. Equilibrium of Forces 55–
5.1. Introduction 5.2. Principles of Equilibrium 5.3. Methods for the
Equilibrium of coplanar forces 5.4. Analytical Method for the Equilibrium
of Coplanar Forces 5.5. Lami’s Theorem 5.6. Graphical Method for the
Equilibrium of Coplanar Forces 5.7. Converse of the Law of Triangle of
Forces 5.8. Converse of the Law of Polygon of Forces 5.9. Conditions of
Equilibrium 5.10. Types of Equilibrium.

6. Centre of Gravity 78–
6.1. Introduction 6.2. Centroid 6.3. Methods for Centre of Gravity
6.4. Centre of Gravity by Geometrical Considerations 6.5. Centre of
Gravity by Moments 6.6. Axis of Reference 6.7. Centre of Gravity of
Plane Figures 6.8. Centre of Gravity of Symmetrical Sections 6.9. Centre
of Gravity of Unsymmetrical Sections 6.10. Centre of Gravity of Solid
Bodies 6.11. Centre of Gravity of Sections with Cut out Holes

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