Mechanical Engineering Design

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McGraw-Hill, 2004 - Machine design - 1030 pages
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The seventh edition of Mechanical Engineering Design marks a return to the basic approaches that have made this book the standard in machine design for over 40 years. At the same time, the textbook has been significantly updated and modernized for today's engineering students and professional engineers.

Working from extensive market research and reviews of the 6/e, the new 7/e features reduced coverage of uncertainty and statistical methods. Statistics is now treated (in chapter 2) as one of several methods available to design engineers, and statistical applications are no longer integrated throughout the text, examples and problem sets.

Other major changes include updated coverage of the design process, streamlined coverage of statistics, a more practical overview of materials and materials selection (moved to chapter 3), revised coverage of failure and fatigue, and review of basic strength of materials topics to make a clearer link with prerequisite courses.

Overall coverage of basic concepts has been made more clear and concise, with some advanced topics deleted, so that readers can easily navigate key topics. Problem sets have been improved, with new problems added to help students progressively work through them.

The book has an Online Learning Center with several powerful components: MATLAB for Machine Design (featuring highly visual MATLAB simulations and accompanying source code); the "FEPC" finite element program, with accompanying Finite Element Primer and FEM Tutorials; interactive FE Exam questions for Machine Design; and Machine Design Tutorials for study of key concepts from Parts I and II of the text. Complete Problem Solutions and PowerPoint slides of bookillustrations are available for instructors, under password protection. A printed Instructor's Solutions Manual is also available, with detailed solutions to all chapter problems.

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User Review  - Bharath Naik L - Flipkart

This book is awesome....i brought this book for my GATE and IES preparation and believe me, if you want to have in-depth knowledge of subject even minute details in design of components... then i say..., you should go for it. Read full review


User Review  - Dhiwakar VM - Flipkart

I had ordered this book online through flipkart and was in two days. The packing and condition of book were good. This book covers most of the machine element design procedures. in most simple way. This book is really good and i feel it is a good purchase. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Shigley taught at the University of Michigan.

Mischke is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University.

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