Known for its accuracy, clarity, and applications, Meriam & Kraige's Engineering Mechanics: Statics has provided a solid foundation of mechanics principles for more than 50 years. Now in its new Sixth Edition, the book continues to help readers develop their problem-solving skills with an extensive variety of highly interesting problems related to engineering design. In the new edition, more than 50% of the homework problems are new. There are also many new sample problems. To help readers build necessary visualization and problem-solving skills, the book strongly emphasizes drawing free-body diagrams-the most important skill needed to solve mechanics problems.Meriam, J. L. is the author of 'Engineering Mechanics Statics', published 2006 under ISBN 9780471739326 and ISBN 0471739324.