The eighth edition of Shigley's "Mechanical Engineering Design" maintains the basic approaches that have made this book the standard in machine design for over 40 years. At the same time it combines the straightforward focus on fundamentals instructors have come to expect with a modern emphasis on design and new applications. Overall coverage of basic concepts are clear and concise so that readers can easily navigate key topics. This edition includes a new case study to help illuminate the complexities of shafts and axles and a new finite elements chapter. Problem sets have been improved, with new problems added to help students progressively work through them. The book website includes ARIS, which is a homework management system that will have 90 algorithmic problems.Nisbett, J. Keith is the author of 'Shigley's Mechanical Engineering Design', published 2006 under ISBN 9780073312606 and ISBN 0073312606.