1.3 THE TOPICS OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

 

• The simple hierarchical list below tries to divide some of the fundamental topics found in engineering. It should be noted that this sort of division is somewhat subjective, although suitable for our purposes.

 

Engineering

Design

technology

systems

Analysis

solid mechanics

rigid solids

statics

equilibrium

trusses

method of joints

method of sections

frames

method of members

friction

dynamics

translation

rotation

collision

flexible solids

statics

hookes law

dynamics

collision

vibrations

fluids

compressible flow

incompressible flow

hydraulics

thermodynamics

Methods

metrology

laboratory techniques

manufacturing processes

 

 

 

 

[an error occurred while processing this directive]