This book has 24 chapters covering numerous problems (solved and unsolved). Problems are solved stepwise for better understanding. Some problems are solved by Vector method to make the book versatile and suitable for all universities. Wherever necessary, solutions are supported by illustrations to avoid any ambiguity. Style for presenting the matter is from easy to difficulty for clarity of subject. Chapters on overturning, skidding and load transfer of vehicles and cables using catenary curve have also been included.
One unique feature of this book is one chapter "Concurrent Forces in Space," mostly not available in other books.
R.K. Kaushik :- R. K. Kaushik, Ph.D., D.M.E., Gr.I.E (I), M.Tech (Mech), M.I.E (I), he was formerly head of department (Mechanical) at Haryana Institute of Technology. Dr Kaushik has overall 47 years of experience, out of which 28 years were in different departments of ABB Ltd., earlier known as Taylor Instrument Ltd (both MNCs), where he was mostly a manager in its R&D cell. He has 19 years of teaching experience, teaching subjects like Strength of Materials, Mechanical Design and Engineering Mechanics to B. Tech (mechanical engineering) students. Since 2008, he has been teaching at Haryana Institution of Technology, Bahadurgarh. He has also worked as lecturer in Kenya and Botswana for 12 years, teaching at the degree level. He has also been to Switzerland in 2007 briefly on a promotion assignment for an India-based company.