## Mechanics of Materials Companion: Case Studies, Design, and RetrofitCase histories--Work with real world engineering problems while learning about engineering history. * Design and Retrofit--Multistep, synthesis approach to problem solving. * Suitable as a companion for any textbook--All chapters are based on general concepts. |

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Since the Washington Monument was first opened to the public in 1888, its

facade and much of the masonry

Over the years, improvements and additions such as elevators, wheelchair

access, ...

Since the Washington Monument was first opened to the public in 1888, its

facade and much of the masonry

**structure**had not been renovated and restored.Over the years, improvements and additions such as elevators, wheelchair

access, ...

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4.4 PROJECTS AND PROBLEMS 4.4.1 The Kansas City Hyatt Regency walkway

collapse in 1980 was the worst

used to hold the box beams had sheared. First, find out what really happened.

4.4 PROJECTS AND PROBLEMS 4.4.1 The Kansas City Hyatt Regency walkway

collapse in 1980 was the worst

**structural**disaster in U.S. history. The connectionsused to hold the box beams had sheared. First, find out what really happened.

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5.3 Collapse of the Cypress

Earth shakes, we rattle and roll. Like the weeping willow, flexible

absorb shock waves more readily than stiff ones. However, such a

cannot ...

5.3 Collapse of the Cypress

**structure**(The 1989 Loma Prieta quake) When theEarth shakes, we rattle and roll. Like the weeping willow, flexible

**structures**canabsorb shock waves more readily than stiff ones. However, such a

**structure**cannot ...

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### Contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF STRENGTH OF MATERIALS | 1 |

AXIAL LOAD AND TORSION | 23 |

BENDING STRESS | 47 |

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