Higher Engineering Science

* Updated throughout to cover the compulsory Engineering Science unit of the new Higher National schemes from Edexcel
* Worked examples, problems and answers sections enable readers to apply theo. Les mer
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* Updated throughout to cover the compulsory Engineering Science unit of the new Higher National schemes from Edexcel
* Worked examples, problems and answers sections enable readers to apply theory to engineering practice
* Assumes a minimum of prior knowledge - ideal for students from a range of educational backgrounds

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Structural analysis:
Introduction.
Axial loading.
Axially loaded members.
Poisson's ratio.
Problems.

Beams and columns:
Introduction.
Beams.
Shear force and bending moment.
Bending stresses.
Columns.
Problems.

Torsion:
Introduction.
Linear motion.
Two dimensional linear motion.
Angular motion.
Force and linear motion.
Torque and angular motion.
Problems.

Energy transfer:
Introduction.
Work.
Potential energy.
Linear and angular kinetic energy.
Conservation of mechanical energy.
Mechanical power transmission.

Mechanical oscillations:
Introduction.
Simple harmonic motion.
Undamped oscillations.
Damped oscillations.
Forced oscillations.
Problems.

D c theory:
Introduction.
Resistors in d.c. circuits.
Kirchhoff's laws.
Capacitors.
Inductors.
D c motor.
Problems.

A c theory:
Introduction.
Phasors.
Reactance and susceptance.
Phasor relationships for pure components.
Impedance and admittance.
Series a c circuits.
Parallel circuits.
Power.
Problems.

Complex waveforms:
Introduction.
The Fourier series.
Circuit analysis with complex waveforms.
Production of harmonics.
Problems.

Transformers:
Introduction.
Basic principles.
Transformer construction.
Impedance matching.
Problems.

Systems:
Introduction.
Basic principles.
Information and signals.
Signal processing.
Measurement systems.
Feedback systems.
Noise.
Problems.

Control systems:
Introduction.
Basic principles.
Electrical switching.
Speed control of motors.
Problems.

Answers.
Index.

Om forfatteren

W. Bolton has worked in industry, as well as academia as a senior lecturer in a College of Technology, a member of the Nuffield Advanced Physics team, adviser on British Government Aid project to Brazil on technical education, UNESCO consultant in Argentina and Thailand, Head of Research and Development at the Business and Technician Education Council, now retired. He has written many engineering textbooks including: Mechatronics 4th ed., Engineering Science 5th ed., Higher Engineering Science 2nd ed., Mechanical Science 3rd ed., Instrumentation and Control Systems.