Mechanics of Materials

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Cengage Learning, Apr 15, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 1022 pages
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Now in 4-color format with more illustrations than ever before, the Seventh Edition of Mechanics of Materials continues its tradition as one of the leading texts on the market. With its hallmark clarity and accuracy, this text develops student understanding along with analytical and problem-solving skills. The main topics include analysis and design of structural members subjected to tension, compression, torsion, bending, and more. The book includes more material than can be taught in a single course giving instructors the opportunity to select the topics they wish to cover while leaving any remaining material as a valuable student reference.
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best explanation for stresses in beams
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Contents

Tension Compression and Shear
3
Axially Loaded Members
89
Torsion
221
Shear Forces and Bending Moments
305
Stresses in Beams Basic Topics
351
Stresses in Beams Advanced Topics
455
Analysis of Stress and Strain
537
Applications of Plane Stress Pressure Vessels Beams and Combined Loadings
619
Systems of Units and Conversion Factors
943
Problem Solving
956
Mathematical Formulas
962
Properties of Plane Areas
966
Properties of StructuralSteel Shapes
972
Properties of Structural Lumber
983
Deflections and Slopes of Beams
984
Properties of Materials
990

Deflections of Beams
677
Statically Indeterminate Beams
771
Columns
817
Review of Centroids and Moments of Inertia
901
References and Historical Notes
935
Answers to Problems
995
Name Index
1016
Index
1017
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James Monroe Gere, Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at Stanford University.

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