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Computer Applications in Mechanics of Materials Using Matlab

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ISBN-10: 0137490607

ISBN-13: 9780137490608

Edition: 1998

Authors: Louis H. Turcotte

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Appropriate for junior and senior Engineering majors as a supplemental text for either a Mechanics of Materials or Engineering Analysis course. Focusing on physical applications in mechanics, the book's goal is to utilize concepts learned in a first-level engineering course to explore the benefits of computer usage in problem solving.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 321
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Axially Loaded Systems
Analysis of Two Rods Subjected to Gravity Loading
Analysis of a Two Member Truss
Stress and Strain
Plate Analysis Using Hooke's Law
Stresses in the Bolts of a Flange Coupling
Statically Indeterminate Systems
Multiple Rods with a Common Load Point
Rigid Bar Suspended by Cables
Axially Loaded Shaft
Geometrical Properties of Polygons
Properties of General Areas
Geometrical Properties of Polygons
Transformation of Stress and Strain
Transformation of Plane Stress
Transformation of Plane Strain
Strain Rosettes
Stresses in Members of Polygonal Cross Section
Moment Angle Required to Induce Maximum Normal Stress
Kern of a Compression Member
Distribution of Shear Stresses Due to Bending
Bending of a Curved Beam with a Polygonal Cross Section
Shear Center for Open Thin-Walled Members
Flexural Analysis and Deflection of Beams Using Discontinuity Functions
Review of Discontinuity Functions
Application of Discontinuity Functions to Beams
Approximate Beam Analysis Using Superposition
Analysis of Single Span Beams Using Discontinuity Functions
Additional Topics
Stresses in an Eccentric Shear Connection
Combined Axial and Flexural Loading of a Beam Column
Deflection of a Nonhomogeneous Beam Subjected to Axial Loading
Analysis of Pin-Connected Trusses
A: Utility Routines
A System Dependent Plot Save Function
Polygonal Representation of a Circle
Function to Flip Angle Measures
Function for Polygon Clipping
B: Description of MATLAB Commands
C: List of MATLAB Routines with Descriptions