Strength of Materials A New Unified Theory for the 21st Century

ISBN-10: 0750674024

ISBN-13: 9780750674027

Edition: 2002

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Strength of Materials provides a comprehensive overview of the latest theory of strength of materials. The unified theory presented in this book is developed around three concepts: Hooke's Law, Equilibrium Equations, and Compatibility conditions. The first two of these methods have been fully understood, but clearly are indirect methods with limitations. Through research, the authors have come to understand compatibility conditions, which, until now, had remained in an immature state of development. This method, the Integrated Force Method (IFM) couples equilibrium and compatibility conditions to determine forces directly. The combination of these methods allows engineering students from a variety of disciplines to comprehend and compare the attributes of each. The concept that IFM strength of materials theory is problem independent, and can be easily generalized for solving difficult problems in linear, nonlinear, and dynamic regimes is focused upon. Discussion of the theory is limited to simple linear analysis problems suitable for an undergraduate course in strength of materials. To support the teaching application of the book there are problems and an instructor's manual.
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List price: $122.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 10/14/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 750
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Systems of Units
Response Variables
Sign Conventions
Load-Carrying Capacity of Members
Material Properties
Stress-Strain Law
Assumptions of Strength of Materials
Equilibrium Equations
Determinate Truss
Bar Member
Stress in a Bar Member
Displacement in a Bar Member
Deformation in a Bar Member
Strain in a Bar Member
Definition of a Truss Problem
Nodal Displacement
Initial Deformation in a Determinate Truss
Thermal Effect in a Truss
Settling of Support
Theory of Determinate Analysis
Definition of Determinate Truss
Simple Beam
Analysis for Internal Forces
Relationships between Bending Moment, Shear Force, and Load
Flexure Formula
Shear Stress Formula
Displacement in a Beam
Thermal Displacement in a Beam
Settling of Supports
Shear Center
Built-up Beam and Interface Shear Force
Composite Beams
Determinate Shaft
Analysis of Internal Torque
Torsion Formula
Deformation Analysis
Power Transmission through a Circular Shaft
Simple Frames
Indeterminate Truss
Equilibrium Equations
Deformation Displacement Relations
Force Deformation Relations
Compatibility Conditions
Initial Deformations and Support Settling
Null Property of the Equilibrium Equation and Compatibility Condition Matrices
Response Variables of Analysis
Method of Forces or the Force Method
Method of Displacements or the Displacement Method
Integrated Force Method
Indeterminate Beam
Internal Forces in a Beam
IFM Analysis for Indeterminate Beam
Flexibility Matrix
Stiffness Method Analysis for Indeterminate Beam
Stiffness Method for Mechanical Load
Stiffness Solution for Thermal Load
Stiffness Solution for Support Settling
Stiffness Method Solution to the Propped Beam
IFM Solution to Example 7-5
Stiffness Method Solution to Example 7-5
Indeterminate Shaft
Equilibrium Equations
Deformation Displacement Relations
Force Deformation Relations
Compatibility Conditions
Integrated Force Method for Shaft
Stiffness Method Analysis for Shaft
Indeterminate Frame
Integrated Force Method for Frame Analysis
Stiffness Method Solution for the Frame
Portal Frame--Thermal Load
Thermal Analysis of the Frame by IFM
Thermal Analysis of a Frame by the Stiffness Method
Support Settling Analysis for Frame
Two-Dimensional Structures
Stress State in a Plate
Plane Stress State
Stress Transformation Rule
Principal Stresses
Mohr's Circle for Plane Stress
Properties of Principal Stress
Stress in Pressure Vessels
Stress in a Spherical Pressure Vessel
Stress in a Cylindrical Pressure Vessel
Column Buckling
The Buckling Concept
State of Equilibrium
Perturbation Equation for Column Buckling
Solution of the Buckling Equation
Effective Length of a Column
Secant Formula
Energy Theorems
Basic Energy Concepts
Finite Element Method
Finite Element Model
Matrices of the Finite Element Methods
Special Topics
Method of Redundant Force
Method of Redundant Force for a Beam
Method of Redundant Force for a Shaft
Analysis of a Beam Supported by a Tie Rod
IFM Solution to the Beam Supported by a Tie Rod Problem
Conjugate Beam Concept
Principle of Superposition
Navier's Table Problem
A Ring Problem
Variables and Analysis Methods
Matrix Algebra
Properties of a Plane Area
Systems of Units
Sign Conventions
Mechanical Properties of Structural Materials
Formulas of Strength of Materials
Strength of Materials Computer Code
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