## Mechanics of MaterialsNow 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. |

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### Contents

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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 |

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