Mechanics of Materials

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January 4, 2011


Hardback, 832 pages

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0073380288 / 9780073380285


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Main description

Beer and Johnston's Mechanics of Materials is the uncontested leader for the teaching of solid mechanics. Used by thousands of students around the globe since its publication in 1981, Mechanics of Materials, provides a precise presentation of the subject illustrated with numerous engineering examples that students both understand and relate to theory and application.

The tried and true methodology for presenting material gives your student the best opportunity to succeed in this course. From the detailed examples, to the homework problems, to the carefully developed solutions manual, you and your students can be confident the material is clearly explained and accurately represented.

If you want the best book for your students, we feel Beer, Johnston's Mechanics of Materials, 6th edition is your only choice.

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

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