Mechanics of Materials

ISBN-10: 0495667757

ISBN-13: 9780495667759

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Andrew Pytel, Jaan Kiusalaas

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The second edition of MECHANICS OF MATERIALS by Pytel and Kiusalaas is a concise examination of the fundamentals of Mechanics of Materials. The book maintains the hallmark organization of the previous edition as well as the time-tested problem solving methodology, which incorporates outlines of procedures and numerous sample problems to help ease students through the transition from theory to problem analysis. Emphasis is placed on giving students the introduction to the field that they need along with the problem-solving skills that will help them in their subsequent studies. This is demonstrated in the text by the presentation of fundamental principles before the introduction of advanced/special topics.
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List price: $201.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Professor Andrew Pytel received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1957, his M.S. in Engineering Mechanics in 1959, and his Ph.D in Engineering Mechanics in 1963; all from The Pennsylvania State University. In addition to his career at Penn State University, Professor Pytel was an Assistant Professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology in the Dept of Mechanical Engineering (1962-65), an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University in Boston (1965-67). He became a full Professor at The Penn State University in 1984 and a Professor Emeritus in 1995. Throughout his career Professor Pytel has taught many different courses and has been the recipient of many honors and awards. He has participated extensively with the American Society for Engineering Education and was named a Fellow of the ASEE in 2008.

Jaan Kiusalaas, Professor Emeritus, Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University. Professor Kiusalaas received his Honors BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Australia, his M.S. in Civil Engineering and his Ph D. in Engineering Mechanics, both from Northwestern University. He has been a Professor at The Pennsylvania State University since 1963. He is also a Senior Postdoctoral Fellow of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Centre. Professor Kiusalaas' teaching experience includes such topics as Numerical Methods (including finite element and boundary element methods), and Engineering Mechanics ranging from introductory courses (statics & dynamics) to graduate level courses.

Analysis of Internal Forces
Axially Loaded Bars
Shear Stress
Bearing Stress
Axial Deformation
Stress-Strain Diagram
Axially Loaded Bars
Generalized Hooke's Law
Statically Indeterminate Problems
Thermal Stresses
Torsion of Circular Shafts
Torsion of Thin-Walled Tubes
Shear and Moment in Beams
Supports and Loads
Shear-Moment Equations and Shear-Moment Diagrams
Area Method for Drawing Shear-Moment Diagrams
Moving Loads
Stresses in Beams
Bending Stress
Economic Sections
Shear Stress in Beams
Design for Flexure and Shear
Design of Fasteners in Built-up Beams
Deflection of Beams
Double Integration Method
Double Integration Using Bracket Functions
Moment-Area Method
Method of Superposition
Statically Indeterminate Beams
Double-Integration Method
Double-Integration Using Bracket Functions
Moment-Area Method
Method of Superposition
Stresses Due to Combined Loads
Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels
Combined Axial and Lateral Loads
State of Stress at a Point
Transformation of Plane Stress
Mohr's Circle for Plane Stress
Absolute Maximum Shear Stress
Applications of Stress Transformation to Combined Loads
Transformation of Strain: Mohr's Circle for Strain
The Strain Rosette
Relationship Between Shear Modulus and Modulus of Elasticity
Composite Beams
Flexure Formula for Composite Beams
Shear Stress and Deflection in Composite Beams
Reinforced Concrete Beams
Critical Load
Discussion of Critical Loads
Design Formulas for Intermediate Columns
Eccentric Loading: Secant Formula
Additional Beam Topics
Shear Flow in Thin-Walled Beams
Shear Center
Unsymmetrical Bending
Curved Beams
Special Topics
Energy Methods
Dynamic Loading
Theories of Failure
Stress Concentration
Fatigue under Repeated Loading
Inelastic Action
Limit Torque
Limit Moment
Residual Stresses
Limit Analysis
Review of Properties of Plane Areas
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