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A sensible introduction to the engineering science and arithmetic wanted for engineering research and apply.

*John Bird’s **Science and Mathematics for Engineering; 6 ^{th} Edition*

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## Additional information

book-author | John Bird |
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publisher | Routledge; 6th edition |

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pages | 576 Paes |

language | English |

asin | B07YNYFVJT |

isbn10 | 0367204746; 0367204754; 0429261705; 0429537298 |

isbn13 | 9780367204747/ 9780429261701/ 9780367204754/ 9780429537295 |

## Table of contents

Table of contents :

Cover

Half Title

Title Page

Copyright Page

Dedication

Contents

Preface

SECTION 1: APPLIED MATHEMATICS

1 Basic arithmetic

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Revision of addition and subtraction

1.3 Revision of multiplication and division

1.4 Highest common factors and lowest common multiples

1.5 Order of operation and brackets

2 Fractions, decimals and percentages

2.1 Fractions

2.2 Ratio and proportion

2.3 Decimals

2.4 Percentages

Revision Test 1: Arithmetic, fractions, decimals and percentages

3 Indices, units, prefixes and engineering notation

3.1 Powers and roots

3.2 Laws of indices

3.3 Introduction to engineering units

3.4 SI units

3.5 Common prefixes

3.6 Standard form

3.7 Engineering notation

3.8 Metric conversions

3.9 Metric – US/Imperial conversions

4 Calculations and evaluation of formulae

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Use of calculator

4.3 Evaluation of formulae

Revision Test 2: Indices, units, calculator and evaluation of formulae

5 Basic algebra

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Basic operations

5.3 Laws of indices

5.4 Brackets

5.5 Factorisation

5.6 Laws of precedence

6 Solving simple equations

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Solving equations

6.3 Practical problems involving simple equations

Revision Test 3: Algebra and simple equations

7 Transposing formulae

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Transposing formulae

7.3 Further transposing of formulae

7.4 More difficult transposing of formulae

8 Solving simultaneous equations

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Solving simultaneous equations in two unknowns

8.3 Further solving of simultaneous equations

8.4 Practical problems involving simultaneous equations

9 Logarithms and exponential functions

9.1 Introduction to logarithms

9.2 Laws of logarithms

9.3 Indicial equations

9.4 Graphs of logarithmic functions

9.5 Exponential functions

9.6 Graphs of exponential functions

9.7 Napierian logarithms

9.8 Laws of growth and decay

Revision Test 4: Transposition of formulae, simultaneous equations, logarithms and exponential functions

10 Straight line graphs

10.1 Introduction to graphs

10.2 Axes, scales and co-ordinates

10.3 Straight line graphs

10.4 Gradients, intercepts and equation of a graph

10.5 Practical problems involving straight line graphs

11 Introduction to trigonometry

11.1 Introduction

11.2 The theorem of Pythagoras

11.3 Sines, cosines and tangents

11.4 Evaluating trigonometric ratios of acute angles

11.5 Solving right-angled triangles

11.6 Graphs of trigonometric functions

11.7 Sine and cosine rules

11.8 Area of any triangle

11.9 Worked problems on the solution of triangles and their areas

11.10 Practical situations involving trigonometry

Revision Test 5: Straight line graphs and trigonometry

12 Areas of common shapes

12.1 Introduction

12.2 Common shapes

12.3 Calculating areas of common shapes

12.4 Areas of similar shapes

13 The circle

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Properties of circles

13.3 Radians and degrees

13.4 Arc length and areas of circles and sectors

14 Volumes of common solids

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Calculating volumes and surface areas of common solids

14.3 Summary of volumes and surface areas of common solids

14.4 Calculating more complex volumes and surface areas

14.5 Volumes of similar shapes

Revision Test 6: Areas and volumes

Multiple-choice questions on Applied Mathematics

SECTION II: MECHANICAL APPLICATIONS

15 SI units and density

15.1 SI units

15.2 Density

16 Atomic structure of matter

16.1 Elements, atoms, molecules and compounds

16.2 Mixtures, solutions, suspensions and solubility

16.3 Crystals

16.4 Metals

17 Speed and velocity

17.1 Speed

17.2 Distance/time graph

17.3 Speed/time graph

17.4 Velocity

18 Acceleration

18.1 Introduction to acceleration

18.2 Velocity/time graph

18.3 Free-fall and equation of motion

19 Force, mass and acceleration

19.1 Introduction

19.2 Newton’s laws of motion

19.3 Centripetal acceleration

Revision Test 7: SI units, density, speed and velocity, force, mass and acceleration

20 Forces acting at a point

20.1 Introduction

20.2 Scalar and vector quantities

20.3 Centre of gravity and equilibrium

20.4 Forces

20.5 The resultant of two coplanar forces

20.6 Triangle of forces method

20.7 The parallelogram of forces method

20.8 Resultant of coplanar forces by calculation

20.9 Resultant of more than two coplanar forces

20.10 Coplanar forces in equilibrium

20.11 Resolution of forces

20.12 Summary

21 Work, energy and power

21.1 Introduction

21.2 Work

21.3 Energy

21.4 Power

21.5 Potential and kinetic energy

22 Simply supported beams

22.1 Introduction

22.2 The moment of a force

22.3 Equilibrium and the principle of moments

22.4 Simply supported beams having point loads

Revision Test 8: Forces acting at a point, work, energy and power and simply supported beams

23 Linear and angular motion

23.1 Introduction

23.2 The radian

23.3 Linear and angular velocity

23.4 Linear and angular acceleration

23.5 Further equations of motion

23.6 Relative velocity

24 Friction

24.1 Introduction to friction

24.2 Coefficient of friction

24.3 Applications of friction

25 Simple machines

25.1 Machines

25.2 Force ratio, movement ratio and efficiency

25.3 Pulleys

25.4 The screw-jack

25.5 Gear trains

25.6 Levers

Revision Test 9: Linear and angular motion, friction and simple machines

26 The effects of forces on materials

26.1 Introduction

26.2 Forces

26.3 Tensile force

26.4 Compressive force

26.5 Shear force

26.6 Stress

26.7 Strain

26.8 Elasticity, limit of proportionality and elastic limit

26.9 Hooke’s law

26.10 Ductility, brittleness and malleability

27 Linear momentum and impulse

27.1 Introduction

27.2 Linear momentum

27.3 Impulse and impulsive forces

Revision Test 10: Forces on materials and linear momentum and impulse

28 Torque

28.1 Introduction

28.2 Couple and torque

28.3 Work done and power transmitted by a constant torque

28.4 Kinetic energy and moment of inertia

28.5 Power transmission and efficiency

29 Pressure in fluids

29.1 Pressure

29.2 Fluid pressure

29.3 Atmospheric pressure

29.4 Archimedes’ principle

29.5 Measurement of pressure

29.6 Barometers

29.7 Absolute and gauge pressure

29.8 The manometer

29.9 The Bourdon pressure gauge

29.10 Vacuum gauges

30 Heat energy and transfer

30.1 Introduction

30.2 Heat and temperature

30.3 The measurement of temperature

30.4 Specific heat capacity

30.5 Change of state

30.6 Latent heats of fusion and vaporisation

30.7 A simple refrigerator

30.8 Conduction, convection and radiation

30.9 Vacuum flask

30.10 Use of insulation in conserving fuel

30.11 Thermal efficiency

30.12 Calorific value and combustion

30.13 Heat Exchangers

Revision Test 11: Torque, pressure in fluids, heat energy and transfer

31 Thermal expansion

31.1 Introduction

31.2 Practical applications of thermal expansion

31.3 Expansion and contraction of water

31.4 Coefficient of linear expansion

31.5 Coefficient of superficial expansion

31.6 Coefficient of cubic expansion

32 Ideal gas laws

32.1 Boyle’s law

32.2 Charles’ law

32.3 The pressure or Gay-Lussac’s law

32.4 Dalton’s law of partial pressure

32.5 Characteristic gas equation

32.6 Worked problems on the characteristic gas equation

32.7 Further worked problems on the characteristic gas equation

33 The measurement of temperature

33.1 Introduction

33.2 Liquid-in-glass thermometers

33.3 Thermocouples

33.4 Resistance thermometers

33.5 Thermistors

33.6 Pyrometers

33.7 Temperature-indicating paints and crayons

33.8 Bimetallic thermometers

33.9 Mercury-in-steel thermometer

33.10 Gas thermometers

33.11 Choice of measuring device

Revision Test 12: Thermal expansion, ideal gas laws and temperature measurement

SECTION III: ELECTRICALAPPLICATIONS

34 An introduction to electric circuits

34.1 Introduction

34.2 Standard symbols for electrical components

34.3 Electric current and quantity of electricity

34.4 Potential difference and resistance

34.5 Basic electrical measuring instruments

34.6 Ohm’s law

34.7 Multiples and sub-multiples

34.8 Conductors and insulators

34.9 Electrical power and energy

34.10 Main effects of electric current

34.11 Fuses

35 Resistance variation

35.1 Resistor construction

35.2 Resistance and resistivity

35.3 Temperature coefficient of resistance

35.4 Resistor colour coding and ohmic values

36 Batteries and alternative sources of energy

36.1 Introduction to batteries

36.2 Some chemical effects of electricity

36.3 The simple cell

36.4 Corrosion

36.5 E.m.f. and internal resistance of a cell

36.6 Primary cells

36.7 Secondary cells

36.8 Lithium-ion batteries

36.9 Cell capacity

36.10 Safe disposal of batteries

36.11 Fuel cells

36.12 Alternative and renewable energy sources

36.13 Solar energy

36.14 Glass batteries

37 Series and parallel networks

37.1 Introduction

37.2 Series circuits

37.3 Potential divider

37.4 Parallel networks

37.5 Current division

37.6 Wiring lamps in series and in parallel

Revision Test 13: Electric circuits, resistance variation, batteries and series and parallel networks

38 Kirchhoff’s laws

38.1 Introduction

38.2 Kirchhoff’s current and voltage laws

38.3 Worked problems on Kirchhoff’s laws

39 Magnetism and electromagnetism

39.1 Introduction to magnetism and magnetic circuits

39.2 Magnetic fields

39.3 Electromagnets

39.4 Magnetic flux and flux density

39.5 Force on a current-carrying conductor

39.6 Principle of operation of a simple d.c. motor

39.7 Force on a charge

40 Electromagnetic induction

40.1 Introduction to electromagnetic induction

40.2 Laws of electromagnetic induction

40.3 Self inductance

40.4 Mutual inductance

40.5 The transformer

Revision Test 14: Kirchhoff’s laws, magnetism, electromagnetism and electromagnetic induction

41 Alternating voltages and currents

41.1 Introduction

41.2 The a.c. generator

41.3 Waveforms

41.4 A.c. values

41.5 Electrical safety – insulation and fuses

41.6 Semiconductor diodes

41.7 Rectification

41.8 Smoothing of the rectified output waveform

42 Capacitors and inductors

42.1 Capacitors and capacitance

42.2 The parallel-plate capacitor

42.3 Capacitors connected in parallel and series

42.4 Dielectric strength

42.5 Energy stored in capacitors

42.6 Practical types of capacitor

42.7 Supercapacitors

42.8 Discharging capacitors

42.9 Inductance

42.10 Inductors

42.11 Practical inductors

42.12 Energy stored by inductors

42.13 Inductance of a coil

43 Electrical measuring instruments and measurements

43.1 Introduction

43.2 Electronic instruments

43.3 Multimeters

43.4 Wattmeters

43.5 Instrument ‘loading’ effect

43.6 The oscilloscope

43.7 Virtual test and measuring instruments

43.8 Virtual digital storage oscilloscopes

43.9 Null method of measurement

43.10 Wheatstone bridge

43.11 D.c. potentiometer

44 Global climate change and the future of electricity production

44.1 Introduction

44.2 Global climate change

44.3 Evidence of rapid climate change

44.4 Consequences of global climate change

44.5 How does electric power production affect the global climate?

44.6 Generating electrical power using coal

44.7 Generating electrical power using oil

44.8 Generating electrical power using natural gas

44.9 Generating electrical power using nuclear energy

44.10 Generating electrical power using hydro power

44.11 Generating electrical power using pumped storage

44.12 Generating electrical power using wind

44.13 Generating electrical power using tidal power

44.14 Generating electrical power using biomass

44.15 Generating electrical power using solar energy

44.16 Harnessing the power of wind, tide and sun on an ‘energy island’ – a future possibility?

Revision Test 15: Alternating voltages and currents, capacitors and inductors, measurements and electricity production

SECTION IV: ENGINEERING SYSTEMS

45 Introduction to Engineering systems

45.1 Introduction

45.2 Systems

45.3 Types of systems

45.4 Transducers

45.5 System diagrams

45.6 System control

45.7 Control methods

45.8 System response

45.9 Negative and positive feedback

45.10 Evaluation of system response

List of main Formulae for Science and Mathematics for Engineering

Answers to Practice Exercises

Glossary of terms

Index

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