## 6.2 RESOURCES

### 6.2.1 How to Find Additional Resources

1. A tutorial disk is included with the text. It seems reasonable if you are having problems with a particular section of the text.

2. Books may be found in the library.

3. Books can be purchased, but read a few problems in any book you are considering to make sure they are to your liking before buying.

4. Read the textbook chapters as indicated, and try suggested problems.

### 6.2.2 Problems to try in Book (6th Edition)

Topic Section Page Practice Questions

Introduction 1.1-1.6 13 1,2,7,11,12,19

Newtons Laws 2.1-2.3 23 2,3,6,7,10,13,17,19,22,25

Vectors and Scalars 2.4 34 29,30,33,39,41,49,50

2.5-2.6 49 55,57,61,65,69

2.7-2.8 58 74,77,78,81,87,89,95

2.9 68 103,105,109,113

Particle Equilibrium 3.1-3.3 82 1,3,5,9,15,18,29

Free Body Diagrams 3.4 94 31,34,38,42

2 & 3 D Force Systems

Support Reactions

Moment of a Force 4.1-4.4 116 5,7,10,13,14,17,27,34

Scalar and Vector Forces 4.5 127 45,51,53,54,55

Cross Products 4.6 137 61,63,70,73,74,77

Principle of Transmissibility 4.7 155 82,85,95,106

Rigid Body Equilibrium 5.1-5.2 187 2,3,6,10

2 & 3 Force Members 5.3-5.7 224 66,67,69,79,82,87

2 & 3 Dimensional Equilibrium

Structures 6.1-6.3 245 1,2,3,9,11,14,15.18,19

Forces in 2 Dimensions 6.4 255 21,23,26,30,34,37,39

Method of Joints

Method of Section

Frames 6.6 279 49,55,57,59,65,73,77,81,

Method of Members 85,87,91,98

Centre of Mass 9.1-9.2 413 9,11,14,21,29,31

Centroids of Lines/Areas/Volumes 9.3 424 35,47,50,55,63,71

Composite Bodies

Dry Friction 8.1-8.2 359 1,2,3,5,7,19,21,27,33,34,42

Friction Angle 46,47

Friction on Particles and Rigid Bodies 8.3 375 53,54,58,59,62,63

Wedges

### 6.2.4 Bibliography

Bedford, A., Fowler, W., “Engineering Mechanics Statics”, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Inc., 1995.

Beer, F.P., Johnston, E.R., Statics & Mechanics of Materials, McGraw-Hill, 1992.

Hibbeler, R.C., Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics, 6th edition, MacMillan Publishing Co., New York, USA, 1992.

Pytel, A., Kiusalaas, J., Engineering Mechanics; Statics and Dynamics, Harper Collins, 1994.