Elements Of Civil Engineering And Engineering Mechanics by M. N. Shesha Prakash, Ganesh B. Mogaveer
This book, in its third edition, continues to focus on the basics of civil engineering and engineering mechanics to provide students with a balanced and cohesive study of the two areas (as needed by them in the beginning of their engineering education). A basic undergraduate textbook for the first-year students of all branches of engineering, this book is specifically designed to conform to the syllabus of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU).
Imparting the basic knowledge in various facets of civil engineering and the related engineering structures and infrastructure such as buildings, roads, highways, dams and bridges, the third edition covers the engineering mechanics portion in eleven chapters. Each chapter introduces the concepts to the reader, stepwise. Providing a wealth of practice examples, the book emphasizes the importance of building strong analytical skills. Practice problems, at the end of each chapter, give students an opportunity to absorb concepts and hone their problem-solving skills.
Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Civil Engineering students.
Table of Contents:
1. Introduction to Civil Engineering
2. Introduction to Engineering Mechanics
3. Coplanar Concurrent Force System
4. Coplanar Non-concurrent Force System
5. Equilibrium of Coplanar Concurrent Force System
6. Equilibrium of Coplanar Non-concurrent Force System
7. Plane Trusses
9. Centroid of Plane Figures
10. Moment of Inertia
Objective Type Questions
Examination Papers of VTU
Solutions to the Examination Papers of VTU