We strive to deliver the best value to our customers and ensure complete satisfaction for all our textbook rentals.
You can return your online books for any reason within our refund period – no questions asked.
Every order is available for express shipping, and return shipping is always free.
You'll be happy with the quality of your books (or we'll ship you another one on our dime).
You can extend your rental up to 14 days – at the same cheap daily rental rate.
If you decide to keep the book it will never cost more than the purchase price.
As always, you have access to over 5 million titles. Plus, you can choose from 5 rental periods, so you only pay for what you’ll use. And if you ever run into trouble, our top-notch U.S. based Customer Service team is ready to help by email, chat or phone.
Engineering Statics is a fundamentals textbook which serves as the building blocks for future courses in engineering, in particular mechanics of solids. Engineering Statics explains the material in a clear fashion and applies the material to everyday use giving engineering students a strong foundation to build from and a better retention of knowledge. The...
Engineering Statics is a fundamentals textbook which serves as the building blocks for future courses in engineering, in particular mechanics of solids. Engineering Statics explains the material in a clear fashion and applies the material to everyday use giving engineering students a strong foundation to build from and a better retention of knowledge. The author has used his many years of experience teaching and his own research in this area to develop this textbook. Engineering Statics is distinct in that it resolves the areas that some of the most popular Statics textbooks fail. These areas include: a lack of or overemphasis on the role of vectors in analyzing structures, a lack of physical feel due to an emphasis on structural problems, and a lack of systematic approach for analyzing statically indeterminate structures. It was with the author's insight into these shortcomings and an understanding of various teaching instruments that this book was created. New to the third edition: The third edition of Engineering Statics contains several important enhancements. This textbook now features a greater discussion of every topic. Fifty pages of additional material are focused on showing how everyday situations are illustrations of Statics concepts. Selected exercises have been formatted in Excel™ and are included on an enclosed CD. Answers selected problems are now shown in the back of the book, and color versions of the graphics have been included on the enclosed CD. The instructor resources for this book have also been updated and greatly expanded. Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. Position and Force Vectors 3. Equilibrium of a Particle 4. The Moment Vector 5. Equilibrium of a Rigid Body 6. Structural Analysis 7. Shear Forces and Bending Moments 8. The Centroid and the Moment of Inertia
Since launching the first textbook rental site in 2006, BookRenter has never wavered from our mission to make education more affordable for all students. Every day, we focus on delivering students the best prices, the most flexible options, and the best service on earth. On March 13, 2012 BookRenter.com, Inc. formally changed its name to Rafter, Inc. We are still the same company and the same people, only our corporate name has changed.