No calculus needed, but this is not an elementary book. Introduces vectors, algebraic notation and basic ideas, vector algebra and scalars. Covers areas of parallelograms, triple products, moments, angular velocity, areas and vectorial addition, more concludes with discussion of tensors. Includes 386 exercises.
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algebraic angle angular displacements angular velocities arrow-headed line segment axes axis called combine according component vectors Consider contravariant vector couple covariant cross products definition denote diagram dimensions direction cosines entities equal magnitudes Equation 2.3 equilibrium equivalent example Exercise 3.3 fact Figure force F forces acting formula free vectors ft./sec geometrically gyroscope horizontal i x j idea inches left-handed length line of action magnitude and direction mathematical means metrical tensor momentum move Note opposite directions origin parallel parallelepiped parallelogram defined parallelogram law particle perpendicular plane position vector projection Prove pure numbers quaternion r x F radians rectangle reference frame relation resultant rigid body rotation scalar product shift Show speed starting theorem tion triangle turning effect unit orthogonal triad vector product vectors represented vertically whole numbers write x-axis zero