Statics and Mechanics of Materials

ISBN-10: 0130285935

ISBN-13: 9780130285935

Edition: 2003

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Description: For core Introductory Statics and Mechanics of Materials courses found in mechanical, civil, aeronautical, or engineering mechanics departments. This text presents the foundations and applications of statics and mechanics of materials by emphasizing the importance of visual analysis of topicsespecially through the use of free body diagrams. It also promotes a problem-solving approach to solving examples through its strategy, solution, and discussion format in examples. The authors further include design and computational examples that help instructors integrate these ABET 2000 requirements.

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List price: $212.40
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/25/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 701
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.454
Language: English

Yusof Ahmad is a lecturer at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Mr Ahmad has written several engineering mechanics books in the Malay language.

Introduction.Engineering and Mathematics
Learning Mathematics
Fundamental Concepts
Vectors.Scalars and Vectors
Rules for Manipulating Vectors
Cartesian Components
Components in Two Dimensions
Components in Three Dimensions
Products of Vectors
Dot Products
Cross Products
Mixed Triple Products
Forces.Types of Forces
Equilibrium and Free-Body Diagrams
Two-Dimensional Force Systems
Three-Dimensional Force Systems
Systems of Forces and Moments.Two-Dimensional Description of the Moment
The Moment Vector
Moment of a Force About a Line
Equivalent Systems
Representing Systems by Equivalent Systems
Objects in Equilibrium.The Equilibrium Equations
Two-Dimensional Applications
Statically Indeterminate Objects
Three-Dimensional Applications
Two-Force and Three-Force Members
Structures in Equilibrium.Trusses
The Method of Joints
The Method of Sections
Frames and Machines
Centroids and Moments of Inertia.Centroids
Centroids of Areas
Centroids of Composite Areas
Distributed Loads
Centroids of Volumes and Lines
Centers of Mass
Centers of Mass of Composite Objects
Moments of Inertia of Areas
Parallel-Axis Theorems
Friction.Theory of Dry Friction
Measures of Stress and Strain.Stresses
Axially Loaded Bars.Stresses in Prismatic Bars
Strains in Prismatic Bars
Statically Indeterminate Problems
Nonprismatic Bars and Distributed Loads
Thermal Strains
Material Behavior
Design Issues
Torsion.Pure Shear Stress
Torsion of Prismatic Circular Bars
Statically Indeterminate Problems
Nonprismatic Bars and Distributed Loads
States of Stress.Components of Stress
Transformations of Plane Stress
Mohr's Circle for Plane Stress
Principle Stresses in Three Dimensions
Design Issues: Pressure Vessels
States of Strain and the Stress-Strain Relations.Components of Strain
Transformations of Plane Strain
Stress-Strain Relations
Internal Forces and Moments in Beams.Axial Force, Shear Force, and Bending Moment
Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams
Equations Relating distributed Load, Shear force, and Bending Moment
Stresses in Beams.Normal Stress
Shear Stress
Deflections of Beams.Determination of the Deflection
Statically Indeterminate Beams
Method of Superposition
Buckling of Columns.Euler Buckling Load
Other End Conditions
Review of Mathematics.Algebra
Taylor Series
Vector Analysis
Properties of Areas and Lines.Areas
Properties of Volumes and Homogeneous Objects
Material Properties
Deflections and Slopes of Prismatic Beams
Answers to Even-Numbered Problems
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