Mechanics of MaterialsThis text provides a clear, comprehensive presentation of both the theory and applications of mechanics of materials. The text examines the physical behaviour of materials under load, then proceeds to model this behaviour to development theory. The contents of each chapter are organized into welldefined units that allow instructors great flexibility in course emphasis. writing style, cohesive organization, and exercises, examples, and free body diagrams to help prepare tomorrow's engineers. The book contains over 1,700 homework problems depicting realistic situations students are likely to encounter as engineers. These illustrated problems are designed to stimulate student interest and enable them to reduce problems from a physical description to a model or symbolic representation to which the theoretical principles may be applied. The problems balance FPS and SI units and are arranged in an increasing order of difficulty so students can evaluate their understanding of the material. 
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In order to maintain the uniform deformation of the bar, the stress distribution
cannot produce a resultant internal ... Here the cross section is subjected to a
uniaxial compressive stress, and so is a volume element of material located at a
point ...
In order to maintain the uniform deformation of the bar, the stress distribution
cannot produce a resultant internal ... Here the cross section is subjected to a
uniaxial compressive stress, and so is a volume element of material located at a
point ...
Page 342
6125 *6128 Determine the maximum uniform distributed load w0 that can be
supported by the reinforced concrete beam if the allowable tensile stress for the
steel is (aj,)aiiow = 28 ksi, and the allowable compressive stress for the concrete
is ...
6125 *6128 Determine the maximum uniform distributed load w0 that can be
supported by the reinforced concrete beam if the allowable tensile stress for the
steel is (aj,)aiiow = 28 ksi, and the allowable compressive stress for the concrete
is ...
Page 545
In a similar manner, the maximum compressive stress on the vertical faces of
element 5 reduces to zero on the horizontal faces of element 1. If this analysis is
extended to many vertical sections along the beam other than aa, a profile of the
...
In a similar manner, the maximum compressive stress on the vertical faces of
element 5 reduces to zero on the horizontal faces of element 1. If this analysis is
extended to many vertical sections along the beam other than aa, a profile of the
...
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