Summary: Dynamics: Analysis and Design of Systems in Motion, by Benson H. Tongue of University of California-Berkeley, and Sheri D. Sheppard of Stanford University, offers a student-focused approach to Dynamics. With a strong emphasis on drawing free body diagrams and the associated inertial response diagrams, an integrated use of computation, use of a structured problem-solving methodology, inclusion of real-world case studies, and robust pedagogy coupled with a truly engagi ...show moreng writing style, reviewers alike have praised this new Dynamics text. Additionally, this first edition has benefited from a comprehensive and thorough accuracy check by eight experienced Dynamics professors, and has been reviewed by more than 200 Statics and Dynamics professors.
The authors demonstrate to students how to map their understanding to more realistic situations, enabling them to more effectively break down complex problems into manageable parts. ...show less