
Errata in Design of Machinery, 5ed
The following errors are in the first printing of the Fifth Edition of Design of Machinery, as printed in 2011. All will be corrected in the second printing in May 2012.
Date  Chapter  Page  Description  Replacement 
09/05/12 
3 
100 
Figure 31a is misprinted in some copies of the book. See replacement PDF. 
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09/24/11 
4 
177 
Figure 41 has Rx and Ry reversed and the wrong fonts applied to theta and phi. See PDF. 
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09/24/11 
6 
304 
Equation 6.12e is shown twice and equation 6.12f is missing. See PDF. 
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09/24/11 
6 
318  324 
Equations 6.20a, 6.21a, 6.21b, 6.22b, 6.24b, 6.25a, 6.26, 6.27a, 6.27b, 6.28a, 6.28b, 6.29a, 6.29b, 6.30a, and 6.30b are missing a dot over the dterm or the b term. 
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09/24/11 
7 
362 
Equation 6.20a is missing a dot over the d term. See PDF. 
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09/24/11 
7 
368 
Equation 6.25a is missing a dot over the second b term. See PDF. 
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Errata in the second and subsequent printings of the fifth edition of Design of Machinery.
Date  Chapter  Page  Description  Replacement 
04/3/14 
3 
136 
"Watt II" should be "Watt I" in the first paragraph  see PDF 
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04/3/14 
4 
198199 
Corrected equation 4.22 and its discussion on both pages  see PDF 
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04/3/14 
7 
353 
Two vectors in Fig 73 should be labeled Apa, not Ap  see PDF 
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03/29/15 
7 
361 
In step3, equation b, the value of alpha3 should be 296.089 rad/sec^2 instead of 269.089 rad/sec^2 
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04/3/14 
8 
455 
Some variable "S and s" were missing dots over them  see PDF 
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04/3/14 
13 
668 
Eq 13.1e should read s dot =. Eq 13.1f should read x double dot =.  see PDF 
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04/3/14 
13 
670 
Equations 13.2 d, e, and f should have all signs minus  see PDF 
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04/3/14 
13 
671 
Eq 13.3d should read s dot =. Eq 13.3e should read x double dot =.  see PDF 
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04/3/14 
13 
682 
The x in eq 13.15b should be x double dot and in the line above eq 13.15b  see PDF 
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