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Chapter 11
Virtual Work

Work
Work is a fundamental concept of mechanical engineering and has many applications. Understanding how work is calculated and the different types of…
Work of a Couple Moment
Mechanical engineering involves the study of motion, energy, and force, and is concerned with designing, manufacturing, and maintaining mechanical…
Virtual Work
The principle of virtual work states that if a body is in static and dynamic equilibrium, then the sum of all the virtual work done by all external…
Virtual Work for a System of Connected Rigid Bodies
Virtual work is a powerful method used to solve problems involving several connected rigid bodies. When the system is in equilibrium, virtual work is…
Principle of Virtual Work: Problem Solving
The principle of virtual work is an essential concept in the field of mechanics and engineering. This is used to solve problems related to the…
Mechanical Efficiency of Real Machines
The mechanical efficiency of a machine is a fundamental concept that describes how effectively a machine can convert input work into output work.…
Conservative Forces
Conservative forces are an essential concept in the field of mechanical engineering. Understanding the properties and characteristics of these forces…
Potential Energy
A conservative force, such as a gravitational or elastic force, gives the body the capacity to do work. This capacity, measured as the potential…
Potential-Energy Criterion for Equilibrium
Potential energy or potential function plays an essential role in determining the stability of a mechanical system. If a system is subjected to both…
Stability of Equilibrium Configuration
Understanding the stability of equilibrium configurations is a fundamental part of mechanical engineering. In any system, there are three distinct…
One-Degree-of-Freedom System
In mechanical engineering, one-degree-of-freedom systems form the basis of a wide range of electrical and mechanical components. Using these models,…
Stability of Equilibrium Configuration: Problem Solving
The stability of equilibrium configurations is an important concept in physics, engineering, and other related fields. In simple terms, it refers to…
Non-equilibrium Microwave Plasma for Efficient High Temperature Chemistry
A flowing microwave plasma based methodology for converting electric energy into internal and/or translational modes of stable molecules with the…
Preparing an Isotopically Pure <sup>229</sup>Th Ion Beam for Studies of <sup>229m</sup>Th
A methodology is described to generate an isotopically pure 229Th ion beam in the 2+ and 3+ charge states. This ion beam enables one to investigate…
A Modeling and Simulation Method for Preliminary Design of an Electro-Variable Displacement Pump
Electro-hydrostatic actuators (EHAs) have been considerably researched in academia, and their applications in various industrial fields are…

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