A Textbook of Machine Design
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A book which has seen, foreseen and incorporated changes in the subject for close to 40 years, it continues to be one of the most sought after texts by the students while also helping professionals as well as aspirants of various entrance examinations to really grasp the core concepts of the subject.
“Theory of Machines” is designed mainly for the students of mechanical engineering. It focuses on recent developments on the new mechanisms in the field of kinematics. The text seamlessly combines its 40 year experience with the latest methods to be used by students to understand definitions and problems that are solved using elementary methods. The book covers the entire syllabus with a holistic approach. Contents such as the Kinematics of Motion, Kinetics of Motion, Simple Harmonic Motion, Simple Mechanisms, Velocity in Mechanisms, Turning Moment Diagrams and Flywheel, Steam Engine Valves and Reversing Gears, Torsional Vibrations, Computer Aided Analysis and Synthesis of Mechanisms and Automatic Control formed an important part and have been explained very well.”
About the Author
R.S Khurmi: He was born on 29 Aug 1939 in Sunam, a small town in Punjab. He completed his schooling in Sunam and then he completed his professional studies from Phagwara and Delhi. He started his career in Punjab Irrigation Department as an Engineer. After guidance from Professor Das of Chandigarh Engineering College, Dr. Khurmi came to Delhi and took up Teaching and Writing Engineering Text Books as a full time career. He had a great respect for his Guru Shri B.L. Theraja, who introduced him to S. Chand and Company. His books got a good market, not only in India but also abroad. According to the survey of UNESCO, he is the leading and No. 1 author of Engineering textbooks in Asia. He wrote his first book when he was just 26 years old. People in teaching profession always referred that Khurmi has revolutionized the way of writing Engineering Text Books. He was one of the founder members in Executive Committee of Afro-Asia Book Council.