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Table of contents
Chapter 1: Introduction-Concept of Stress Chapter 2: Stress and Strain-Axial Loading Chapter 3: Torsion Chapter 4: Pure Bending Chapter 5: Analysis and Design of Beams for Bending Chapter 6: Shearing Stresses in Beams and Thin-Walled Members Chapter 7: Transformations of Stress and Strain Chapter 8: Principal Stresses Under a Given Loading Chapter 9: Deflection of Beams Chapter 10: Columns Chapter 11: Energy Methods