The Mechanics of Machines

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Contents - 1. Units and dimensions - 2. Some consequences of Newton's laws of motion - 3. Application of the first law of thermodynamics - 4. Friction and lubrication - 5. Plane linkage mechanisms - 6. Power transmission by toothed gear wheels - 7. Power transmission by hydrokinetic devices - 8. Power transmission by belts - 9. About vibration - 10. Free vibration of undamped linear systems of one degree of freedom - 11. Natural frequencies of higher-order linear systems - 12. Vibration of a single-degree linear system with viscous damping and sinusoidal forcing - 13. Vibration analogies - 14. Sources of periodic exciting forces in machinery - 15. Introduction to control theory - Appendix - Essentials of vector algebra - Solutions to exercises - Index -